NAHJ’s first regional conference of the year will be held in a few days. The session topics center around the theme, Latinas in Media, but every attendee can benefit from the knowledge shared in this day-long conference,
and we have our famous FREE breakfast and lunch meals each day!
Technology and social media have evolved at a rapid speed and women are leading the way in influencing the way information and news is being told. Latinas are shaping social media, and advertisers and other companies are paying attention. Hear key insights from top journalists on how to continue succeeding in shaping social media. Panelists: Carla […]Click for more information on 'How Latinas are Shaping Social Media'
2014 was a landmark year in the discussion of race but did the media keep up? We’ll talk about who got it right and what can be done to further the conversation in mainstream media and our communities. Panelists: Janel Martinez, Creator, Ain’t I Latina; Andrea Gompf, Managing Editor, Remezcla; Trilce Ortiz, Senior Digital Editor, ChicaFresh.com.Click for more information on 'How is the Media Incorporating Latino Coverage?'
Recruiters and industry veterans will hold scheduled, 15-minute, one-on-one sessions with attendees. They’ll provide advice, critique work samples and interview for existing and future employment opportunities. Pre-registration is required.Click for more information on 'Recruiting Sessions/Resume and Work Critiques'
The session will focus on the challenges and achievements of multicultural journalists, with an emphasis on Latinas, in an industry that continues to struggle with diversity. Attendees will take away best practices and lessons learned from experienced professionals who are paving the way for coverage that’s inclusive and reflective of women. Moderator: Antonietta Collins, Digital Video […]Click for more information on 'Women and Sports: Empowering Voices '
Latinas in entertainment need to be in leadership roles across the board. From TV and film to radio and fashion, Latina voices must be heard. Hear from a panel of Latina celebrities, who are holding it down in their respective fields and using their public recognition in a positive way. With entertainment news leaning more […]Click for more information on 'Latinas in Entertainment'
12:15 – 1:45 pm Latinas In Politics: A conversation about Latinas’ influence in the political sphere. Lunch is provided for free!Click for more information on 'Luncheon Panel Discussion'
Is there really such a thing as bilingual reporting? Yes and no. As Spanish and English language journalism begin to meld together, how is our reporting being affected? What are the new rules and best practices? Latina journalists describe how they best navigate the bilingual news world. Panelists: Maria Santana, Reporter/Anchor, CNNEE; Sandra Lilley, Editor, NBC […]Click for more information on 'Mastering Bilingual Reporting'
Do you really know your brand? Is your resume helping or defraying from your brand? This workshop will provide valuable information on how to brand yourself. You’ll also receive “real” feedback on your job searching skills based on how you’re selling your resume. Hear what top recruiters look for in new recruits, and how their social […]Click for more information on 'Strengthening Your Resume and Building Your Brand'
¿Estás usando al máximo tu teléfono inteligente o tu tableta. Acompáñanos para que aprendas a como hacer tus notas solo usando apps y tu aparato favorito. (Panelists TBA)Click for more information on 'Reportando con tus aparatos (Presented in Spanish)'
Latina executives in any given field are few and far between. Through perseverance and hard work Latinas can take a seat at the decision making table and make room for more to join. Hear from a panel of Latina executives on how they climbed the ladder of success and how they’re paying it forward for the […]Click for more information on 'Latina Power Behind the Scenes'
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