In lieu of a December meetup, ONA-SPJ Seattle would like to invite everyone to Seattle’s media party, The Holiday Scoop 2011, organized as a benefit to the Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship, a 25-year program for talented college students who aspire to become professional journalists. ONA SPJ Seattle is a partner to this event.
Join your friends and colleagues for Seattle’s biggest journalist party of the year: The Holiday Scoop 2011. Celebrate the holidays, great journalism and the successes of our local news organizations. The 2nd annual all-media holiday party will bring together television, radio, online and print journalists. All Puget Sound-based newsroom staffers and former staffers invited. Nosh on hors d’oeuvres and drink at our no-host bar. Lori Matsukawa of KING TV will emcee again!
The Holiday Scoop 2011
Friday, Dec. 9, 2011
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Last Supper Club
124 S. Washington Street, Pioneer Square, Seattle
Advance tickets: $20
Tickets at the door: $30
Buy your tickets at holidayscoop2011.eventbrite.com.
This event is 21 and over.
There’s even two new competitive events this year!
News Caption Contest
- Write your finest, wittiest caption for a photo we will provide at the party. Your caption will be shown on the big screen at the event and you will be entered into a raffle drawing. Entries cost $10, and you can pay the entry fee in advance or at the party.
Holiday Karaoke Throwdown
- Does your newsroom have the pipes for ourkaraoke showdown? Individuals or groups can enter to compete our holiday carol karaoke competition for $40. Winner walks away with bragging rights. Karaoke entry slots are very limited, so enter early.
This event is not sponsored by any company or organization, but is being funded by private donations from your journalism colleagues, program ad sales and your ticket donation. All proceeds will benefit the Northwest Journalists of Color Scholarship, a 25-year program for talented college students who aspire to become professional journalists. For more about the scholarship visit http://www.aajaseattle.org.
Are you interested in volunteering the night of the event for 1.5 hours? Volunteers receive free admission to the event and must be 21 or over. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Did your newsroom win a major award this year that we should call out in our program? Email email@example.com.
Are you interested in donating a raffle prize? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Are you interested in making an individual donation to support the scholarship program? Email email@example.com.
Are you or your newsroom are interested in buying a program ad? Full page ads are $750 and half-page ads are $500. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.