Updates from SPJ's closing business session on Monday.
Journalists and public information officers converged at a panel Monday afternoon at EIJ13 to discuss relationships between the two professions.
August 25th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Chris Wallace honored at EIJ13 with Paul White award
Chris Wallace, the host of FoxNews Sunday, was honored at the Excellence in Journalism conference Sunday evening with the Paul White award, the highest honor for lifetime achievement from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Journalists are second responders to any crisis, but nonetheless, they are there to capture the moment, tell the story, and ultimately put their lives on the line all in the name of journalism. “We are the messengers,” Sid Garcia said. Garcia is a general assignment reporter for ABC7 Eyewitness News in California and has, like many journalists, covered stories that changed their lives.
Experiencing trauma while working is natural for journalists and should be addressed, not ignored, said panelists at a discussion on trauma at EIJ13 Sunday morning.
August 24th, 2013 • 2013: Anaheim
Chrysler Group and Kaiser Permanente Promote Healthy Living at EIJ13
Chrysler Group and Kaiser Permanente have teamed up to challenge National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Society of Professional Journalists, and the Radio Television Digital News Association members to "Step it Up."
Wisconsin and Virginia are two states extremely far from Southern California, however, the distance didn't stop two first time conference attendees from coming to this years Excellence in Journalism Conference.
Within the block of the Marriot, cheap options seem to be few and far between. Your best bet might be to stop by Sbarros for a quick slice before heading to the next journalism session. Prices start for a piece of plain cheese for $4.15. Breakfast at Baja Fresh is also a good way to go. Prices start at $3.25 for their breakfast meal. At Overland Stage and Territorial Saloon, the menu is a BBQ blend of goodness, but prices begin at $12.95 for a Texas Size Meatballs with Spaghetti.
The excitement has been building up all year long. Now, it's finally here. Organizers running from one room to the other, student journalists eagerly checking in at the front desk and professionals flying in from all over the country to attend this year’s biggest journalism conference in Anaheim kicking off Saturday.
It is Friday night, and SPJ associate executive director Chris Vachon and her staff are preparing for the three-day Excellence in Journalism conference that starts Saturday.