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Breakout sessions and workshops: Get ready to grow your career

The EIJ19 programming list is here! Take a look at the workshops and breakouts we have lined up for you this September in San Antonio. We’ve planned more than ever, covering everything you need from tech tools to career development, management and ethical news leadership. Take a look and start planning your schedule.


Opening Night Reception: A night of Texas-sized fun!

To kick off journalism’s premiere conference of the year, the Opening Night Reception is a chance to reunite with colleagues, clients and friends, as well as make new connections. Located right on the famous San Antonio River Walk, the LDR/Grotto is just steps away from the Grand Hyatt. Join us as we officially commence the conference in style. We’ll be serving up drinks, music and more!


Anderson, Khashoggi, Ressa and Ut named SPJ Fellows of the Society

The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes Terry Anderson, Maria Ressa, Nick Ut and, posthumously, Jamal Khashoggi, as Fellows of the Society, the highest professional honor awarded by SPJ, for extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.

All four will be honored as Fellows of the Society at the President’s Installation Banquet on Saturday, September 7.

Read more about these courageous honorees here.


San Antonio natives Scott Pelley and John Quiñones to receive RTDNA awards at EIJ19

RTDNA is pleased to award Scott Pelley (left) with the 2019 Paul White Award, which recognizes a lifetime of achievement and service to the profession of broadcast and digital journalism. Pelley has been a correspondent on the CBS News program “60 Minutes” since 1999. He served as anchor and managing editor of the CBS Evening News from 2011-2017 and is the author of a new memoir, "Truth Worth Telling."

RTDNA will also honor ABC News Anchor John Quiñones (right) with the 2019 John F. Hogan Award. Named for the founder and first president of RTDNA, the award recognizes an individual’s contributions to the journalism profession and freedom of the press.

They will be presented with these awards on Friday, September 6th during a super session. A reception will follow the presentation and tickets can be purchased for $45.


EIJ19: Where, when and how

When: September 5-7, 2019
Where: San Antonio, Texas
Registration: Opens March 2019

Hotel: Grand Hyatt
600 E. Market Street
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78205
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Registration Rates: Get all the details here.
Hotel/Travel Info: How to get to San Antonio, how to get to the hotel, and what else you can see and do while you're with us.
Schedule at a Glance: Get a glimpse at what we have planned for you in San Antonio.
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