Worthwhile Assorted Events


Event: Get PR Smart: Master Blogger Relations
When: October 26, 2012, 9:00 – 11:00am
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Zenger Room
This session will help pros and newcomers alike learn how to approach media relations in a digital world. Learn about the best tools to help you navigate the blogosphere, target the right bloggers, write relevant pitches, and craft the best message for an online audience. The fee is $35 for NPC members and $45 for non-NPC members. The "Get PR Smart" series is sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Adfero Group. Register at http://www.press.org/events/get-pr-smart-master-blogger-relations

Event: The Economics of Every Story
When: October 26, 2012
Where: Albuquerque, NM
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the business journalism workshop, “The Economics of Every Story,” during the Journalism and Women Symposium Conference. Find out how to identify economic angles and incorporate them into more sophisticated beat coverage. For more information, please visit the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/JSRIVM

Event: AAJA Annual Resume Critique Workshop
When: October 27, 2012, 9:30am – 3:00pm
Where: New York Times Building, New York, NY
AAJA is holding its annual Resume Critique Workshop on Saturday, October 27. Anyone can attend! You are signing up to get expert advice on resumes, cover letters and reels during one-on-one sessions with senior writers, editors, producers and recruiters in the industry. The workshop also includes sessions on job hunting techniques, networking and interview skills. Professional photographer Corky Lee will be available to take headshots! Recruiters from the following organizations are confirmed: WSJ, NYTimes, NewsDay, Bloomberg, Conde Nast, CBS News, NBC News, Associated Press, Reuters and Digital First. It's a great opportunity to network with experienced journalists!
AAJA student ticket - $10, Non-AAJA student ticket - $20
AAJA member/non student ticket - $20, Non-AAJA member ticket - $30
Please check out the schedule and register at: http://aajaresumecrit.eventbrite.com/#

Event: Reception with Editorial Staff of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
When: October 28, 2012, 4:00 – 5:30pm
Where: Marriott Marquis Hotel, Sierra Room C, San Francisco, CA
Please join the editorial staff of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved at a reception in San Francisco at the 140th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting and Exposition. You will find delicious hors d’oeuvres and great conversation about our ongoing book projects:
-Obesity Interventions in U.S. Populations: Evidence and Directions, V. Brennan, S. Kumanyika, and R.E. Zambrana, eds. (sponsored by the Aetna Foundation)
-Free Clinics: Local Responses to Health Care Needs, V. Brennan, ed. (forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press)
As well as our regular and special supplemental issues (sponsored by HRSA Healthy Collaboratives, Tuskegee University, Xavier University, NIMHD Center of Excellence at Meharry, HRSA: Advancing Obesity Prevention, Morehouse SUCCEED, RCMI, and more) for 2012 and 2013. We are very excited about this year’s upcoming publications and would welcome you to the reception where you will learn more about them. A cash bar will also be available. Please RSVP to Naa Amponsah at namponsah@mmc.edu

Event: California’s Cap-and-Trade Law – What You Need to Know
When: October 29, 2012
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism webinar, “California’s Cap-and-Trade Law – What You Need to Know.” If you cover business or the environment, tune in Oct. 29 for this informative, hourlong webinar with UCLA economist Matthew Kahn on what you need to know about this new initiative, part of California’s Global Warming Solutions Act (Assembly Bill 32, or AB 32). For more information, please visit the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/O9Bdku

Event: NYFWA’s 2012 Elliot V. Bell Award to NBR’s Susie Gharib
When: October 29, 2012
Where: CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 West 40th Street, 3rd Floor
The New York Financial Writers Association invites its members, guests and friends of business journalism to the Elliott V. Bell Award presentation ceremony and reception honoring the 2012 Elliott V. Bell Award winner, Susie Gharib, Co-Anchor and EVP/Strategy of PBS’ Nightly Business Report, television’s most watched evening business news program. The event will take place at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, starting with a wine & cheese reception at 6 PM and award presentation at 7 PM. Named for the first president of the NYFWA, the Elliott V. Bell Award recognizes an individual’s lifetime contributions to the field of financial journalism.
Broadcasting nightly from the New York Stock Exchange, Gharib is best known for her no-nonsense interview style of corporate America’s leading power brokers, from Wall Street to Washington. Her interviews have included Microsoft’s Bill Gates, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, General Electric’s Jeff Immelt, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, JP Morgan’s Jamie Dimon, Ford’s Allan Mullaly, BlackRock’s Larry Fink, and Pimco’s Mohamed El-Erian, as well as former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan and most of the Fed’s policymakers, and Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Gharib joined NBR in 1998 after a distinguished 20-year career working at some of America’s most prestigious print and broadcast organization, including CNBC, NBC, ESPN, and WABC- TV/New York. Gharib launched her career as a business journalist at Fortune magazine where she was a senior writer and associate editor. Her previous work includes reporter positions at Newsweek magazine, the Associated Press, and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Case Western Reserve University, Gharib also earned her master’s degree in international affairs at Columbia University. She is the recipient of both the 2001 Gracie Allen Award as the top anchorwoman of a national news program, two Front Page Awards from the Newswoman’s Club of New York, and a Fullbright Award for furthering Global Business Understanding.
RSVPs are essential: nyfwa@aol.com. (Your name must be on the list to be admitted to the CUNY building.) No charge. For a complete list of previous winners, see www.nyfwa.org/bellwinners.htm

Event: Get PR Smart: Facebook Advertising 101 for Advocacy and Grassroots Campaigns
When: November 9, 2012, 9:00 – 11:00am
Where: National Press Club Journalism Institute, Washington D.C., Zenger Room
Facebook advertising can help get generate buzz for your organization by reaching your target audience by interest and demographic. This session teach you how to use Facebook’s advertising products to align with your issue advocacy and public affairs objectives. The fee is $35 for NPC members and $45 for non-NPC members. The "Get PR Smart" series is sponsored by the National Press Club Journalism Institute and Adfero Group. Register at http://www.press.org/events/get-pr-smart-facebook-advertising-101-advoca...

Event: SEC Filings Master Class
When: November 13-15, 2012
Where: Online
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism presents the free business journalism webinar, “SEC Filings Master Class.” This free, three-hour webinar with Michelle Leder, who makes her living unearthing news in SEC filings, is designed to help you feel more confident in your SEC-document sleuthing. In just one hour a day Nov. 13-15, you’ll enhance your ability to spot red flags in SEC filings. For more information, please visit the main workshop page: http://bit.ly/MgeGkd

Event: Fifth Annual University of Virginia Investing Conference
When: November 15-16, 2012 (July 8 early registration)
Where: Darden School of Business, Charlottesville, VA
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business is hosting its annual two-day investing conference on 15-16 November 2012. This year’s conference, “After the Election: Realities, Opportunities, and Challenges for Investors,” will feature: Kyle Bass, managing partner of Hayman Capital Management L.P., Jeremy Grantham, co-founder and chief investment strategist of Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo, Dennis Lockhart, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and David Rubenstein, co-founder of The Carlyle Group. Other speakers include: Porter Collins, general partner and portfolio manager of Seawolf Capital; Dr. Richard Evans, founder and general manager of Sector & Sovereign Research; Rebecca Patterson, chief markets strategist for the global private bank and institutional arm of J.P. Morgan Asset Management; and Jay Venkatesan, founder of Ayer Capital Management. The program also includes three panels on the sectors that are expected to experience the most change after the election: energy, health care and financial services.
Registration is $500 until July 8 and $650 afterwards. The conference is open to all investment professionals, journalists, U.Va. alumni, faculty and staff, and current students from other universities and colleges. A special registration price of $325 is offered to Darden alumni who graduated any time between 2007 and 2011. To obtain press credentials, contact Julie Daum of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business at daumj@darden.virginia.edu. For further information please visit www.darden.virginia.edu/UVIC2012

Event: Financial Follies
When: November 16, 2012
Where: Marriott Marquis in Times Square
The Financial Follies, the premier social event for New York City’s financial media, will take place on Friday, November 16, 2012 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square. Sponsored by the New York Financial Writers Association, the 70th annual black tie dinner will feature a live show lampooning the foibles of Wall Street. Cocktails at 6:30 PM; dinner at 7:30 PM. Tables still available. Contact Jane Reilly at nyfwa@aol.com or 201-612-0100.

Event: SABEW Hosting free “Drilling Deep” Investigative Reporting Workshop
When: November 30, 2012, 8:00am – 4:30pm
Where: Tampa Tribune, 200-202 S. Parker Street, Tampa, FL 33606
The free workshop will feature two experts with ties to the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) organization: former IRE executive director Houston of the Investigative News Network, and current IRE President Johnston. Joining them in the lineup of speakers is Chris Davis, two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist and investigations editor for the Tampa Bay Times, Aaron Kessler a staff writer covering international corruption for the not-for-profit 100Reporters and Marty Steffens, the SABEW chair at the Missouri School of Journalism. The workshop is free and includes lunch, but attendees must RSVP online in advance Register Here. The Workshop is sponsored by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. For more information please visit our website www.sabew.org