Society of Professional Journalists
It's Alright to Write Right
Join SPJ on Saturday, December 6. 2008, in the great plains of Fargo,N.D., for a workshop to learn how your Web stories can meet the needs of your readers. The "Online Writing Workshop" will show why writing for the Web is different than writing for any other medium. To be effective online, writers must know how people use Web sites.See examples of great online stories, learn why it's crucial to improve your headline writing, and take away tips and tools that will enhance your work. Cost is $15.
Details and registration are available at SPJ.org. Contact Professional Development Coordinator Heather Porter,SPJ@SPJ.org, with any qurestions.
A [More Than] Decent Proposal
Be a part of the 2009 SPJ Convention & National Journalism Conference by submitting your great idea for a professional development program. SPJ celebrating its 100th anniversary in 20009, is seeking proposals that contain leading-edge information; and emphasize training, learning and performance; are "how to" and hands-on; focus on skill building ; provide personal devlopment strategies; and comproise no more than two presenters.
Deadline is Dec. 19. Check out the details and submit your proposal online.