#CanadianAssociationofJournalists; #CAJ; #CAJ’snewCoachingAcademy; #JanaPruden; #TheGlobeandMail; #CharlesHaga, #UniversityofNorthDakota; #RamonEscobar; #CNNWorldwide; #Winnipeg; #Canada; #TimFontaine
Ottawa, Apr 12 (Canadian-Media): Winnipeg conference delegates will be able to sign up for a free one-on-one coaching session with industry leaders as part of Canadian Association of Journalists' (CAJ’s) new Coaching Academy, CAJ reports said.
Canadian Associations of Journalists (2019)/Facebook
Winnipeg conference, which would be held Friday and Saturday from May 4-5, 2019, has made available eight coaching slots exclusively to #CAJ19 delegates and provide them with journalistic lessons such as reviewing a story pitch or questions about how to become a better interviewer to facilitate their work standing out from the rest.
Th 2019 session coaches are: Jana Pruden, featurewriter with The Globe and Mail (Saturday only); Charles Haga, writing instructor at the University of North Dakota (Friday and Saturday); and Ramon Escobar, VP, talent recruitment and development; VP diversity and inclusion with CNN Worldwide.
Over the course of two-and-a-half days, #CAJ19 offers journalism training through panel discussions and hands-on workshops that cover everything from podcasts and audio storytelling to reporting quality local news on a shoestring, finding stories in the data and mastering the investigative interview.
This opportunity is open exclusively to conference delegates.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for one coaching session.
Registration to attend this year’s conference is open.
See the full #CAJ19 schedule here.
Attendance for the full weekend starts at $250 plus HST for CAJ members, which includes a ticket to the conference banquet and gala. Rates for unemployed journalists and CAJ student members start at $75. Discounts are available for CAJ Award finalists as well those registering in a group. These early bird rates will rise on April 26.
Tim Fontaine will host this year’s Banquet and Awards Gala.
We look forward to seeing you in Winnipeg!
—CAJ conference team
The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for journalists from all media, representing about 750 members across the country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide public-interest advocacy and high-quality professional development for its members.
For more information:
Queries about the 2019 conference can be addressed to Brent Jolly, conference chair, email@example.com
Queries about registration can be directed to Kathleen Speckert, CAJ administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org