When
December 6th
Where
Atlanta, GA
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Schedule

Our event this year will run over 2 days.
We have special events for each evening, and we have our famout FREE breakfast and lunch meals each day!

December 6, 2014

The Risks & Rewards of Investigating Controversial Stories

09:30  -  11:30
TBA
Rincon

The Risks & Rewards of Investigating Controversial Stories

The stories we report have a human aspect to them, and we often find the media calling for action. Though journalists are careful not to take a stand on the issues, Fernando del Rincón is not afraid to tackle a tough story. Having reported from the ground in Venezuela and Ferguson, his CNN show, Conclusiones, […]

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11:00  -  12:30
TBA
NickV

Uncovering Stories via Social Media

Social media platforms have become the most prominent place where people post and find out about breaking news. Learn how to uncover information to break news on social media. The fast-paced nature of Twitter and Facebook also make it easier for incorrect information to be shared. How do you recover if you find yourself in […]

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11:00  -  12:30
TBA
Scott Zamost

The Art of the Interview Presented by IRE

Learn the best ways to approach sources, prepare and handle the interview process. Get plenty of tips and strategies for handing tough situations, ethical trouble spots, etc. Presenter: Scott Zamost, Senior Investigative Producer, CNN

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12:30  -  13:30
TBA

Lunch

Lunch is provided for free!

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13:30  -  15:00
TBA
Carolina Acosta

Medios en Español: Investigación para Múltiples Plataformas

Los latinos se han convertido en una gran parte de la población del país. ¿Cómo se han adaptado los medios en español a este cambio? ¿Cómo están investigando las historias difíciles? ¿Cómo alcanzar las exigencias de todos los ángulos para esta audiencia tan compleja y creciente? English Translation: Spanish-language Media: Investigating Stories on Multiple Continents […]

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13:30  -  15:00
TBA
RThrash
RayT
Tenisha Taylor Bell

Surviving the Layoff, Presented by AABJ

Your boss has called you into the office. The company is continuing to suffer financially. They have to let you go. What do you do? Unfortunately, this scenario is occurring in many newsrooms. A group of panelists from the Atlanta Association of Black Journalists will offer tips about how to quickly find work after you’ve […]

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15:00  -  16:30
TBA
elliott

New Tools to Present your Investigative Work

You’ve seen stories unfold on web pages using interactive animation. Now take a journey with us to see how journalists are using social media for storytelling. Learn how to uncover video, photos and other tools to engage your audience. Moderator: Anna Gonzalez, Social Media Manager, CNN Panelists: Eliott McLaughlin, Newsdesk Editor, CNN Jennifer Brett, Multimedia […]

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15:00  -  16:30
TBA
Gabe
Lindsay Perez
Monica Alba

Undercover on a Budget, Presented by NBC

Moderator: Gabe Gutierrez, National Correspondent, NBC News Panelists: Monica Alba, Assistant Producer, Investigative Unit, NBC News Lindsay Perez, Coordinator, Investigative Unit, NBC News

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16:30  -  18:30
TBA

Networking Reception

Take the opportunity to get to know some of the presenters and conference attendees during the network reception. Or you can sign up for one-on-one sessions with recruiters and industry veterans. They’ll provide advice, feedback and interview for existing and future employment opportunities. These sessions are limited and require advance registration.

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Beautiful Venue

Atlanta is home to NAHJ Atlanta.

Expert Speakers

We've got all the rockstars from our industry in one place just for you!

Gabe

Gabe Gutierrez

National Correspondent, NBC News

NBC News

Monica Alba

Monica Alba

Assistant Producer, Investigative Unit, NBC News

NBC News

Lindsay Perez

Lindsay Perez

Coordinator, Investigative Unit, NBC News

NBC News

NickV

Nick Valencia

CNN Reporter

CNN

A Place to Stay

Try booking a room at the regional location, Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory

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