Student editors and faculty advisers to newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, video productions and online media gather for sessions that will sharpen their skills with video/broadcasting and law and ethics also in the mix. There are over 350 sessions organized in seven sequences at the event with various competition displays as well.
"The Power of Narrative Conference has convened in several places under several names since its founding at Boston University in 1998. Our mission remains constant as storytelling journalism goes digital: helping narrative journalists to strengthen their craft skills, puzzle out the complex ethics of intimate journalism, and impart the down-to-earth humanity that is the genre's strength."
"SPJ's Regional Conferences are day-long professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today's new media climate."
"This online group seminar will help you build an investigation, from the seed of an idea to a powerful execution...Over the course of four weeks, award-winning investigative journalist Alexandra Zayas will break down the process to help you think about what kinds of stories to choose, how to build a bulletproof case and how to maximize the chance your work will create change."