This one-day conference will arm communications professionals
with the tools and knowledge to THRIVE, not just survive,
in a dynamic media landscape.
8:00 – 9:00 AM – Networking and Event Registration in Cecil B. Hall Auditorium
9:00 – 9:30 AM – Welcome and Morning Keynote: “Thriving in A Digital Age”
by Joaquin Alvarado, Center for Investigative Reporting
9:45 – 11:00 AM – Developmental Breakout Session 1
Writing for Online Audiences
Audience and Social Analytics 101
Journalism Ethics In An Over-sharing World
The Top 10 Free Tools for Interactive Storytelling and Production
12:30 – 1:30 PM – Networking and Lunch Break
Moderator: Charles Davis, Dean, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Georgia
4:15 – 5:15 PM – Developmental Breakout Session 4
Data Journalism Explained
Social News Curation
How to Leverage LinkedIn for Research, Reporting and Branding
5:15 PM – Conference Adjourns
Guests may choose which breakout sessions they would like to attend.
Seating may be limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.
Registration will take place in Cecil B. Hall Auditorium.
From Hartsfield Atlanta Airport:
1. Take 85 North to exit 94 Chamblee-Tucker Road
2. Turn Right on Chamblee-Tucker Road towards Tucker
3. Bear Right on Mercer University Drive
From Points North:
1. Take 85 South to Chamblee-Tucker Road Exit
2. Take Chamblee-Tucker Road to Mercer University Drive
Journalism Next is part of The Atlanta Press Club’s 50th anniversary celebrations. Cox Media Group is the presenting sponsor of Atlanta Press Club “Forward at Fifty” anniversary activities.