Washington Collegiate Journalism Conference, Oct. 24

Don’t miss the Washington Collegiate Journalism Conference coming up Saturday, Oct. 24. It will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the UW Communications building and feature award-winning journalists from Washington and beyond. Join on Facebook here.

Workshops include journalism ethics, community journalism, interviewing, video, photography, public records and navigating the job market.

Tickets are $17 for SPJ members and $22 for  non-members: you can buy them here.

Here’s the schedule for the day:

9 a.m. Introduction

  • Remarks, SPJ Wash president Athima Chansanchai

9:15 a.m.

  • Room 104: Ethics, The Seattle Times’ editor Richard Wagoner
  • Room 126: Community journalism, South Seattle Emerald editor Marcus Green

10:15 a.m.

  • Room 104: Interviewing, KIRO Radio reporter Sara Lerner
  • Room 126: Video, The Seattle Times’ Corinne Chin and Lauren Frohne

11:15 a.m.

  • Room 104: Keynote, Seattle PI photographer Josh Trujillo

12:15 p.m.

  • Lunch/Tour of The Daily newsroom

1 p.m.

  • Room 104: Public records, QMI News Agency investigations editor Andrew McIntosh

2 p.m.

  • Room 104: Navigating the job market with SPJ New Journalists of the Year, Seattle PI photographer Genna Martin, The Seattle Times’ reporter Paige Cornwell, The News Tribune reporter Kari Plog

And here’s a bit more about the speakers, including their Twitter handles so you can follow them before the conference:


Athima Chansanchai currently writes for the Microsoft News Center. @TimaMedia


Richard Wagoner is metro editor at the Seattle Times.  @RichardWagoner 


Marcus Green is founder and editor of the South Seattle Emerald. @mhgreen3000


Sarah Lerner is a reporter for KIRO radio. @sjlerner


Corrine Chin is video editor at the Seattle Times. @CorrineChin


Lauren Frohne is a video journlaist at the Seattle Times. @laurenfrohne


Joshua Trujillo is a Seattle photojournalist. @joshtrujillo


Andrew McIntosh is investigations editor at QMI News Agency in Canada. @AndrewQMI


Genna Martin is a photographer for the Seattle PI. @photogenna


Paige Cornwell is a reporter for the Seattle Times. @pgcornwell


Kari Plog is a local government reporter at the Tacoma News Tribune. @KariPlog


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