Join Us At NMPA Conference Happy Hour




SPJ’s Rio Grande Chapter is invited to join the New Mexico Press Association again this year for a wine tasting and mixer during the NMPA’s annual conference. The event will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, at the Hyatt Tamaya on Santa Ana Pueblo. Join us to make new connections, see old friends and talk journalism! This is a free event.

Get Ready For Transparency Camp

You don’t need bug spray or sun screen — just a desire to cast some sunlight into closed spaces and find some great stories. Register here and join us! Las Cruces
Thursday July 21
5:30 to 9 p.m.
NMSU Zuhl Library, 2911 McFie Circle

Santurday, July 23
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Albuquerque Journal
7777 Jefferson St. NE

Thank you for coming to the SPJ Region 9 conference

Thanks for coming to the SPJ Region 9 conference in Albuquerque April 15-16. We had a great time. Here are resources and slides from the presentations:

Dave Maass on digital security for journalists (PDF)
Resources from Jeff Proctor, Peter St. Cyr and Dave Maass on covering law enforcement
Nancy Watzman on the Political TV Ad Archive and her favorite campaign reporting tools (PDF)
Sandra Fish’s tips on finding election data and reporting it
The updated SPJ Code of Ethics, which was presented by Fred Brown, former national SPJ president
Resources for Media Diversity and Racial Equity (docx)
What is backpack journalism? —Presentation by Roberto Rosales (PDF)

We awarded 25 scholarships this year to students interested in attending this year’s conference. At left, Ludella Awad (right), a junior at the Albuquerque School of Excellence, with Elaine Baumgartel (left) of KUNM and Sarah Gustavus of New Mexico PBS.[View the story “#spj2016abq” on Storify]