Saturday, May 4, 2013

ONA SF: Spring Training for Journalists

 An ONA Local event, hosted by ONA SF

Dear Journalist Friends,

Want to reboot, recharge, retool?

Come to:


Sponsored by Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism at SFSU and

Pacific Media Workers Guild Freelancers Unit

Saturday, May 4


Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door (Students $10/15, Guild and CWA members free).

The conference runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and includes sessions on:

Breaking into radio with Ben Trefny (KALW), Raul Ramirez (KQED), Queena Kim (Marketplace)
Advanced FOIA and public records, with Seth Rosenfeld (“Subversives”)
Creating great visuals, with Carrie Ching, recently of the Center for Investigative Reporting
Cell phone videojournalism with Ken Kobre
Getting work into magazines with editors of California, Afar, San Francisco and California Lawyer
Multimedia on the cheap with Pulitzer Prize winner Kim Komenich
Covering technology with tech writers Harry McCracken and Chris Null
Digital storytelling on deadline with Mike Kepka of the San Francisco Chronicle
Niche reporting with writers who cover technology, healthcare and music/culture
Making the most of internships with Yumi Wilson
The business of freelancing with Dan Fost and Bill Snyder
Smartphone photography with Len Cook
Carol Pogash will keynote: “The Unscripted Life,” how a long-time Examiner staffer surprised herself and became a successful freelancer.
Click here to learn more details and to register.

Lunch and a post-conference reception is included.

Hope to see you there.

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Reboot, recharge and retool at in a conference at SFSU.


Saturday, May 4, 2013