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September 30th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Stopping imposter syndrome in its tracks

Many professionals have encountered imposter syndrome, whether in school or the workplace. As defined by the University Of Nevada, Las Vegas professor Richard Gardner, imposter syndrome is comparing oneself to others and submitting to self-deprecation and self-doubt, resulting in feeling like an outsider.

September 30th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
How to cover a mass shooting: Weighing reporters’ mental health during and after

Only a few days before the anniversary of the Oct. 1, 2017 mass shooting in Las Vegas, multiple journalists came together to discuss how to cover those shootings, and the aftermath of reporting on tragic events. The Society of Professional Journalists panel “Preparing to Cover a Mass Shooting” was held Friday, Sept.

September 29th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Making a silent headline speak volumes

Society of Professional Journalists National President Claire Regan was well into her career before she mastered headline writing. At her “Headless Body In Topless Bar: Headline Writing 101” session, Regan revealed her best methods for writing a catchy and informative head.

September 28th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Convention-goers explore the value of different perspectives within newsrooms

Attendees of the  “Build a Newsroom Culture that Values Differences and Dissent” session  explored how embracing the cultures and values of journalists can positively influence their reporting and work environment. The session kicked off the 2023 Society of Professional Journalist convention.

September 28th, 2023 • 2023: Las Vegas
Incoming SPJ President Ashanti Blaize-Hopkins hopes to provide support systems and representation

"I realized that I have to be the change that I want to see in an organization..."