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Face to Face: Local Journalism in a Virtual World

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - April 9 @ 9:00 pm MDT

SPJ

Face to Face: Local Journalism in a Virtual World  is completely sponsored and hosted by the SPJ Colorado Pro Chapter, not the Denver Pres Club. Most of the events for this conference will be held at MSU Denver Auraria Campus. Only the Saturday award ceremonies will be held at the Denver Press Club. 

About this event

The Society of Professional Journalists Colorado Pro Chapter is hosting Face to Face: Local Journalism in a Virtual World, a hybrid conference for SPJ’s Region 9, from April 8-9 at the Auraria Higher Education Campus at Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.

The conference kicks off Friday afternoon, April 8, with sessions featuring local journalists who know what it’s like to deeply cover their communities and will discuss freelancing, starting a podcast, social media reporting and more.

Saturday’s sessions, April 9, will include panels on mental health in journalism, virtual public meeting coverage, diversifying sources, investigative journalism and “How They Got the Story.”

All sessions will be livestreamed for virtual attendees.

The Mark of Excellence student journalist awards luncheon is at 12:15 p.m. Saturday at the Denver Press Club. To attend, select as an add-on while purchasing tickets.

The Top of the Rockies awards celebration at the Denver Press Club on Saturday night. To attend, select as an add-on while purchasing tickets.

In-person registration is $75, virtual registration is $50 and student registration is free.

For more information, visit spjcolorado.org or email SPJColorado@gmail.com.