RTDNA Paul White Award Reception
Friday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m. | $45 Purchase tickets
The Paul White Award is RTDNAs highest individual honor, recognizing lifetime achievement in electronic journalism. Open to all.
2017 CNBC Business News Associate Workshop
Friday, Sept. 8, 10-11:30 a.m. | Free (admittance by application only)
Companies, markets, the economy, and politics are all interconnected and have tremendous influence on people’s lives and money. Business news relies on real-time data analysis and clear communication to decode and define a story’s immediate and future impact on business and society.
CNBC is hosting an invitation-only workshop at EIJ17 designed to educate aspiring journalists about the fundamental values of world-class business journalism and demonstrate the underlying strategies that define and differentiate CNBC in the marketplace.
Follow this link to get all the details and request an application.
Daveys Locker Whale Watching Cruise
Saturday, Sept. 9, time TBA | $40
Daveys Locker has been providing whale watching cruises for over 30 years. Over the past 30 years, Los Angeles and Orange County have become recognized as one of the top whale watching destinations in the world with a thriving year-round whale population.
The whale watching tour is 2-2 1/2 hours long. Giant blue whales, gray whales and humpbacks are just a few of the possible whale species you might see while on the tour. Sea lions, dolphins and even killer whales have also been spotted.
Daveys Lockers primary whale watching ship includes an upstairs sundeck, outside/indoor seating and a snack bar. Captains & crews have backgrounds in marine biology and are incredible knowledgeable providing details on marine creatures, environment and ecosystems.
Thursday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Video & Audio: News directors and other professionals will be available to provide helpful suggestions about how to improve your clips and as a result, improve your journalistic skills.
Career Profile: Whether it's a social media profile or the résumé you're shopping around to prospective employers, all of your digital profiles say something important about you. Get helpful, honest feedback on any number of career-related presentations you'd like to have reviewed all in one spot.
The Doctor Is In
Friday, Sept. 8, 11:30 a.m.
Need some one-on-one or small-group feedback? Do you find it difficult to get that at such a large conference? Drop in to The Doctor Is In for a few minutes or the full one hour. Settle up to one table or make the rounds by visiting them all. At The Doctor Is In, you can talk to experts about your areas of passion, interest and needed improvement. This is your time to get customized, individualized feedback on key topics of interest to you, your beat and your career. Even though roundtable topics will be designated prior to EIJ17, others will be suggested on-site from attendee feedback. Send suggestions to #EIJDR on Twitter. To see a complete list, check out Twitter (#EIJ17) and the conference mobile app prior to the program to see all of the topics. Scheduled topics are personal branding and social media, FOI, ethics, diversifying news sources, journalists' rights, narrative storytelling, freelancing and more.
SPJ Legal Defense Fund Silent Auction
The Society of Professional Journalists annual Legal Defense Fund Auction raises money for the Legal Defense Fund, a unique account that financially supports journalists waging legal battles to defend the freedom of speech and press. Join us in our efforts to keep information unrestricted and available to the public by bidding on one of this years auction items.
NAHJ Journalism Awards Luncheon
Friday, Sept. 8, 12:15 p.m. | $50 Purchase tickets
Recognizing outstanding Latino journalists who have achieved exemplary news coverage truly serving the community, and leadership in efforts to achieve newsroom diversity and fair coverage. Open to all.
NAHJ Hall of Fame Gala
Saturday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. | $80 Purchase tickets
Created in 2000, NAHJs Hall of Fame award honors journalists whose efforts either nationally or locally resulted in a greater number of Latinos entering the journalism profession or have helped to improve news coverage of the nation's Latino community. Open to all.
NAJA Media Awards Banquet
Saturday, Sept. 9, 7 p.m. | $80 Purchase tickets
The Native American Journalists Association honors excellence in journalism and coverage of Indian Country through its annual awards ceremony and banquet. Open to all.
SPJ President's Installation Banquet
Saturday, Sept. 9, 7:30 p.m. | $80 Purchase tickets
National leaders for the Society take office and the Society's highest awards are presented. Open to all.
Saturday, Sept. 9, 10 p.m.-Midnight
Open to all. Cash bar. Saturday night.
Spend time winding down from the fast-paced conference schedule while you enjoy the last hoorah for EIJ17! No ticket or advanced dancing skills required.