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Orange County Press Club!
The Orange County Press Club exists to support, promote, and defend quality journalism in Southern California. We believe that a free press is crucial to a free society.
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Orange County Press Club and Chapman University
EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM DAY
@ CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY – SEPT. 6, 2014
Thirteen Pulitzer Prize winners, Emmy-winning broadcasters and New York Time best-selling nonfiction authors will provide inspiration and share their skills during a day of workshops.
The conference is open to everyone, with fees of $25 for students and those retired from journalism (including academics), $50 for working journalism professionals/journalism teachers and Press Club members, and $75 for all others. Register via PayPal.
Who’s presenting so far:
JUST ADDED: Keith Esparros, investigative reporter, KNBC/4, Los Angeles
JUST ADDED: Don Bartletti, Los Angeles Times photographer, Pulitzer Prize winner
JUST ADDED: Michele Gile, Orange County bureau chief, KCBS/2,KCAL/9
James V. Grimaldi, The Wall Street Journal, Pulitzer Prize winner
Tina Rosenberg, New York Times/Solutions Journalism Network, Pulitzer Prize winner
Susan Kelleher, The Seattle Times, Pulitzer Prize winner
David Hasemyer, freelance investigative journalist/InsideCliimate.com, Pulitzer Prize winner
Michele Nicolosi, The Orange County Register, Pulitzer Prize winner
Martin Dugard, nonfiction author of three New York Times best-sellers with Bill O’Reilly
Amy DePaul, nonfiction author, UCI literary journalism program
Miles Corwin, nonfiction author, UCI literary journalism program
Caitlin Rother, nonfiction author, UC San Diego Extension
Ruben Vives, Los Angeles Times, Pulitzer Prize winner
Gary Metzker,Chapman University, Pulitzer Prize winner
Joe Little, multimedia journalist, KGTV/10, San Diego, Emmy winner
Gary Reynolds, senior director of production operations, ESPN
Rob Curley, editor, Orange County Register, Pulitzer Prize winner
Kim Christensen, Los Angeles Times, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner
Jeff Gottlieb, Los Angeles Times, Pulitzer Prize winner
Terry Wimmer, University of Arizona journalism professor, Pulitzer Prize winner
Martin J. Smith, editor, Orange Coast Magazine, nonfiction author
Samantha Dunn, writing coach, author, journalist, freelancer
More presenters will be added, including broadcasters and digital specialists.
The conference will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a 90-minute break for lunch on your own in adjacent Old Town Orange.
Join us for a day of inspiration and learning more about the craft!
Join the Orange County Press Club!