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Friday, October 12
 

8:00am PDT

Breakfast: Board & Fellows
Friday October 12, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Hunchback 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

8:00am PDT

Board of Directors Meeting
Friday October 12, 2018 8:00am - 11:00am PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

9:00am PDT

Lessons in Longform workshop
The best longform stories involve more than just stunning words or images. They start with a union of compelling people and circumstances, continue through a structured storytelling process and end with a piece that illuminates something universal about the human condition. This workshop aims to deconstruct the narrative process, sharpen your storytelling skills and provide a framework for crafting immersive, transcendent stories.

Speakers
avatar for Lisa Heyamoto

Lisa Heyamoto

Lisa Heyamoto is a narrative journalist and journalism educator whose research, teaching and creative work focus on community-building through storytelling. Before joining the faculty at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, she was a columnist and reporter... Read More →


Friday October 12, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

12:00pm PDT

Registration Opens
Friday October 12, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm PDT
Hunchback 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:00pm PDT

Inaugural JAWS Leadership Symposium
Want to learn from women leaders on how to manage up – or down? Eager to take home techniques to negotiate your best job offer? Ready to have a conversation about where we go beyond the #MeToo movement? Join us for the symposium, which will feature a panel of women leaders discussing the challenges, obstacles, and triumphs they encountered on the path to newsroom management, and hands-on exercises that will help you find the confidence to overcome impostor syndrome and become a master negotiator.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Caroline Comport

Caroline Comport

Caroline Comport is the founder of Narrative Quest, a boutique leadership development company that draws on principles from the fields of High Performance, Positive Psychology and Appreciative Inquiry to create transformational coaching programs and workshops. Caroline’s work is... Read More →
avatar for Imaeyen Ibanga

Imaeyen Ibanga

Imaeyen Ibanga is a senior producer and presenter with AJ+. She manages a talented team that produces longform videos focused on contextualizing domestic and international news.
avatar for Amy Maestas

Amy Maestas

Amy Maestas is editor of The Durango Herald. She has worked as a journalist for 30 years in various positions and publications, including Deseret News, Bank Investment Representative, The Event Weekly, Inside/Outside magazine and others. Maestas joined The Durango Herald in 1996 as... Read More →
avatar for Tara Puckey

Tara Puckey

Tara Puckey is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF), cultivating and managing business partnerships, procuring grants, creating new development initiatives and other strategic... Read More →
avatar for Amy Resnick

Amy Resnick

Amy Resnick is the editor of Pensions & Investments, the international news source for institutional money management, including pension funds, endowments, foundations and sovereign investors. She manages reporters in the U.S., Europe and Asia. A veteran financial journalist, has... Read More →


Friday October 12, 2018 1:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Hunchback 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

4:30pm PDT

CAMP 101
First time at CAMP? This introductory session to CAMP and JAWS for new CAMPers and fellowship recipients is for you!

Friday October 12, 2018 4:30pm - 5:00pm PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

5:00pm PDT

Meet a mentor
Looking for someone to go to for career advice? Come chat with experienced industry leaders during roundtable mentorship discussions. Have a boatload of tips and tools you're eager to share with other journalists? Volunteer to be a mentor and share your know-how with others. For JAWS fellows, this time is also an opportunity to get to know your mentor match.

Friday October 12, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Zig Zag + Wy East 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

6:00pm PDT

Reception (cocktail hour)
This is a great time for reunite with old friends, meet new ones, and share what’s happened in the past year.

Friday October 12, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

7:00pm PDT

Welcome Dinner
Check your name tag for your seating assignment, then get to know your fellow CAMPers during our infamous 10-second introductions. You’ll have 10 seconds to introduce yourself to the crowd. Ready, set, go!

Friday October 12, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

9:00pm PDT

Welcome Bonfire
Grab your witches hats and broomsticks and gather with friends new and old at our opening party -- a bonfire with brews for purchase.

Friday October 12, 2018 9:00pm - 11:00pm PDT
Rhododendron Pavilion
 
Saturday, October 13
 

6:30am PDT

Jazzercise
Jazzercise is a fun, heart pumping 60-minute workout that includes cardio, strength training and stretching. Come join your fellow JAWdesses in an energetic, early morning fitness session that is sure to keep you motivated the rest of the day. Please wear sneakers and comfortable workout clothes.

Moderators
Saturday October 13, 2018 6:30am - 7:30am PDT
Zig Zag + Wy East 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

8:00am PDT

Breakfast
Saturday October 13, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

8:00am PDT

Silent auction opens
It’s easy. It’s competitive. It’s fun and it’s for a good cause. Money raised through the auction goes to underwrite JAWS and its programs. The silent auction closes Sunday at 10:15 a.m. Check out the online auction too at biddingforgood.com/jaws/jaws17. Bidding on most items is open to the public, so your friends and family can join in the fun. Use your cell phone or tablet to scan the QR code displayed at the auction and be taken to the JAWS online auction site. The online auction closes at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Saturday October 13, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

9:15am PDT

Fran Lewine Memorial Interview
Moderators
Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 9:15am - 10:30am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:45am PDT

The ABCs of a hard-hitting investigation
This session will examine how to put together an investigative project from how to come up with ideas to interviewing, source development and staying organized through it all.

Moderators
Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Lolo Pass 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:45am PDT

Personal branding for journalists
Learn how to create a strong personal brand that aligns with your professional goals in a hands-on session. Bring your laptops and prepare to create a strong personal brand statement, a great LinkedIn headline and more!

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Imaeyen Ibanga

Imaeyen Ibanga

Imaeyen Ibanga is a senior producer and presenter with AJ+. She manages a talented team that produces longform videos focused on contextualizing domestic and international news.


Saturday October 13, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Foliage 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:45am PDT

Collaborative reporting that expands your reach
Many newsrooms across the country are talking about collaboration. But what does that really look like? Our presentation will offer concrete examples and best practices for collaborative reporting with ethnic media.

Moderators
Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Barlow Trail 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:45am PDT

Creating online communities as journalism
Social media platforms like Facebook are deemphasizing the “news feed” model on which news orgs have relied. Instead, they’re prioritizing the power of private groups and online communities, worlds of intimate conversation entirely independent of algorithmic updates and brand-written headlines. This presents us with an amazing opportunity: to create online communities around our work, targeting existing places that exist for this (like Facebook groups again, or even Reddit, comments sections and more). In this workshop, we’ll discuss the ways reporters and editors can think of online communities, how to create and launch them, how to select the platform on which it exists, how to sustain and stoke conversation and more.

Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 10:45am - 11:45am PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

12:00pm PDT

Lunch and keynote speaker
Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:15pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:30pm PDT

Health Reporting: A Global View
Freelance writer and media consultant Rachel Jones discusses her journey from covering Seminole City Hall for the St. Petersburg Times to helping East African journalists analyze their countries’ health budgets. Rachel will discuss the advantages of mastering health coverage, from Middle America and across the globe.

Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Lolo Pass 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:30pm PDT

Moving Up: Making the Jump to Management
Do you have what it takes to be a newsroom manager? Think you’d someday like to be an editor? Panelists will talk about what it takes to make the jump into management and how you can prepare to move your career in that direction.

Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Amy Resnick

Amy Resnick

Amy Resnick is the editor of Pensions & Investments, the international news source for institutional money management, including pension funds, endowments, foundations and sovereign investors. She manages reporters in the U.S., Europe and Asia. A veteran financial journalist, has... Read More →


Saturday October 13, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Foliage 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:30pm PDT

Google Tools: Next-Level Search and Immersive Storytelling
Attend this hands-on workshop to get an overview of how Google's tools can help you research stories and bring them to life. First, we'll highlight some tools that can help take your reporting to the next level, like reverse image search and Google Trends. Then, we'll explore how you can use immersive geo-storytelling techniques, like custom maps and satellite imagery, to transport your audience to the story. We'll even take our own 360-degree photos.


Saturday October 13, 2018 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

2:45pm PDT

Learn how to follow the money to cover midterm elections and well beyond
While it’s common to follow the money raised during election season, it’s also important to follow the money ALL THE TIME, and on so many issues you cover. This session will show you how to use FollowTheMoney.org (bring your questions!). You will also hear from one of the best, Sandra Fish, who has extensive experience researching and writing about money in politics.

Moderators
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Saturday October 13, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Lolo Pass 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

2:45pm PDT

Let's Get Intentional: Building Diversity into your news team and content
How to be intentional about diversity, inclusion and representation in your news team and in the stories they produce. We'll discuss challenges and successes in achieving these goals. Whether you are a manager or a staffer, you'll come away with proven strategies that can make a difference.


Saturday October 13, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Foliage 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

2:45pm PDT

The Science of B.S. Detection
Science is the art of learning how NOT to fool ourselves, and can teach us a few tricks that come in especially handy for journalists: Understanding exactly why "affirmative action" is critical to change, for example, and eye witness testimony all but useless; why what we see ‘right in front of our noses” is often an illusion; how contradictory (even mutually exclusive) perspectives can both be true; how quality and quantity are related in ways that help us make sense of everything from the effects of income inequality to climate change (“more” is “different”); why statements such as “guns don’t kill people, people kill people” demonstrate a basic misunderstanding of probability; the meaning of “moral luck” and why algorithms perpetuate stereotypes (and become self-fulling prophesies); why they/we “all look alike,”: how quantum mechanics can help us look out for the “observer effect” (the presence of a journalist can change everything).

Moderators
Saturday October 13, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Barlow Trail 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

2:45pm PDT

Audio Reporting Basics
This panel will explore the differences between reporting for audio and for web/print. Topics include: how a script is different, how you gather sound, mixing, live edits, producing and other basics.


Saturday October 13, 2018 2:45pm - 3:45pm PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

4:00pm PDT

Group photo
Saturday October 13, 2018 4:00pm - 4:30pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry Foyer 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

4:30pm PDT

5:30pm PDT

Books & Browse lightning readings
Eight Books & Browse authors will give lightning readings of their latest work, sharing three-minute excerpts.


Saturday October 13, 2018 5:30pm - 6:00pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

6:00pm PDT

Books & Browse
Meet JAWS members who are authors, chat about their latest work, buy a book and get it autographed.


Saturday October 13, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT

7:00pm PDT

Dinner, JAWS presentation and keynote speaker
Speakers

Saturday October 13, 2018 7:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067
 
Sunday, October 14
 

6:30am PDT

Jazzercise
Jazzercise is a fun, heart pumping 60-minute workout that includes cardio, strength training and stretching. Come join your fellow JAWdesses in an energetic, early morning fitness session that is sure to keep you motivated the rest of the day. Please wear sneakers and comfortable workout clothes.

Moderators
Sunday October 14, 2018 6:30am - 7:30am PDT
Zig Zag + Wy East 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

7:30am PDT

Silent auction opens
Get the last of your bids in, for a good cause, before bidding closes at 10:15 a.m. sharp.

Sunday October 14, 2018 7:30am - 8:30am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

8:00am PDT

Breakfast and membership meeting
Enjoy our last breakfast together and participate in the general membership meeting, during which we will report on the organization’s finances, summarize our 2018 initiatives and look toward the future. In addition, we will say thank you to the outgoing board members and will introduce the new 2018-19 members.

Sunday October 14, 2018 8:00am - 8:30am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

8:45am PDT

Repairing the neglect: How journalists can begin to cover marginalized communities
It’s no secret that journalists have done a poor job telling the stories of many communities — people of color, people who are poor, people with disabilities or other special needs, the list could go on and on. In some cases, we’ve misrepresented them or stereotyped them. In others, we’ve ignored entire communities altogether. In this interactive session, we’ll look at how journalists can use empathy and focused listening to engage more deeply with diverse communities and begin to repair those relationships. This session will use American Press Institute research as its foundation. Attendees will work in small groups to examine their own identities in order to help them rethink their approach to interviewing sources, doing research in their communities and interacting with the public.


Sunday October 14, 2018 8:45am - 10:15am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:15am PDT

Silent auction closes
Sunday October 14, 2018 10:15am - 10:15am PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:30am PDT

Girls gone global: How to work successfully overseas
Traveling abroad is now easier than ever, but what does it take to get a job overseas? Whether it's for a major global media organization or a local broadcaster, the opportunities to work in foreign countries are there. This panel features journalists who've successfully made the move abroad and have spent years traveling and working for diverse companies on different countries. They'll also talk about how women journalists stay safe and produce responsible and nuanced journalism, from a new continent or just a new neighborhood. They'll tell you how they overcame challenges, how the move strengthened their careers, and how you can take the leap, too.


Sunday October 14, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Lolo Pass 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:30am PDT

10 ways to reach the fact resistant
The decline in trust and increase in hostile attitudes towards the media can be overwhelming, but doing more of the same thing we’ve always done is not the answer. In this session we’ll discuss strategies -- supported by brain research and media studies -- that every journalist could deploy to understand, reach and engage fact-resistant and partisan audiences. Plus: Who’s truly fact-resistant? The answer may surprise you!

Speakers

Sunday October 14, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Foliage 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:30am PDT

What to do with your killer solutions story idea
Solutions journalism is about reporting stories that show effective responses to problems. Too often, these stories have been overlooked. The panel will share strategies for finding solutions stories and successfully pitching them. How do you determine if an idea could be a solutions story? What do you need to know in order to pitch it?


Sunday October 14, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Barlow Trail 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

10:30am PDT

A dozen data stories to do now
Data journalist Sandra Fish offers up a dozen (or so) story ideas anyone can take home and execute, including sources for the data, pitfalls to look out for and spreadsheet instructions for analysis.

Speakers

Sunday October 14, 2018 10:30am - 11:30am PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

11:45am PDT

How to (actually) cover LGBTQ+ stories
This CAMP session is for teaching journalists how to dig into under-reported stories about lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities. The intention is to move beyond terminology primers and dive into the big issues facing people in their everyday lives. The panel's focus will be on identifying issues journalists can explore in their local markets, sharing tips for finding LGBTQ+ sources and data, and discussing what hurdles reporters are likely to face in the process. A take-home sheet with the latest changes to LGBTQ+ style writing and a list of research resources will also be handed out to participants.


Sunday October 14, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Lolo Pass 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

11:45am PDT

To Podcast or Not to Podcast
Podcasting is exploding, causing some to believe the market is saturated. But podcasting still represents only a small segment of the media landscape (less than 10%), and in recent years has been largely dominated by particular types of people and stories, which is what led to the creation of Critical Frequency in early 2018. Aiming to provide a platform for podcasters of color, women podcasters, and pods from areas well outside the media hubs, Critical Frequency currently produces six podcasts, with three more slated this year, and has managed to monetize in a variety of ways. In this session we'll talk about when it does and doesn't make sense to start a podcast and, if you go for it, what to expect in terms of time commitment and monetization.

Speakers

Sunday October 14, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Foliage 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

11:45am PDT

So you want to write a book?
Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author Diana Henriques teams up with veteran editor and author Jane Isay take the audience from the germ of an idea for a book through the thinking, the selling, the writing, the editing, and the publishing process. They will discuss the challenges, joys, disappointments, and more.


Sunday October 14, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Barlow Trail 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

11:45am PDT

The Pitfalls and Potential of Growth Hacking for Journalists
Today’s brands or businesses often use growth hacking - a set of rapid, low-cost marketing experiments on social media - to gain more followers or customers. But how well does the “growth hacking” approach work for journalists in 2018? What challenges are unique to our profession and how can we help each other overcome them? This panel, consisting of a journalism professor, academic and social media manager, will explore the modern journalists’ quest to elevate their profiles online and reach a wider audience. Participants will situate their individual social media growth goals in a larger industry context, and will leave with actionable solutions to thrive and help other women in the era of hashtags and retweets. The panel will include a hands-on training exercise and helpful resources journalists can use to continue the “growth hacking” practice, however it manifests in their own careers.

Moderators
Speakers

Sunday October 14, 2018 11:45am - 12:45pm PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:00pm PDT

JAWS Board of Directors meeting
The 2018-19 board will gather to discuss plans and issues for the upcoming year.

Sunday October 14, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm PDT
Douglas Fir 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

1:00pm PDT

Your Time
Use this time to grab lunch with a few friends, meet up with your mentor/mentee or check out Welches. Additionally, you can sign up to attend several of the group activities scheduled for the afternoon.

Sunday October 14, 2018 1:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
TBA 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

5:00pm PDT

Facebook Tools for Journalists
The Facebook Tools for Journalists training is offered for FREE through a partnership with the Society of Professional Journalists and the Facebook Journalism Project. The training is a great resource for reporters, producers and digital/social teams. The session will cover the best practices of using the Facebook platform and introduce new tools specifically for newsrooms and content creators.

Sunday October 14, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm PDT
Pacific Maple
  • about Kyle Foster is currently a digital trainer with the Society of Professional Journalists. She has 25 years of experience as a reporter at newspapers including two now-defunct afternoon papers and 16 years at Bloomberg News as a telecom reporter and SEC filings expert. She is passionate about making the world a better place by informing audiences through accurate and engaging storytelling and through training journalists to be better journalists by gathering more diverse voices and engaging communities.

6:00pm PDT

Reception (cocktail hour)
Sunday October 14, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067

7:00pm PDT

Dinner & Table Talks
As news organizations across the U.S. grapple with how to make journalism more inclusive, we want to make sure our membership reflects the diversity among women journalists. We are not all one race, color or orientation and the more our programming and leadership reflect that, the stronger we will be. Let’s chat face to face about how to bring in and engage members of all races, ages, regions, orientations and abilities.

Sunday October 14, 2018 7:00pm - 8:30pm PDT
Hunchback + Huckleberry 68010 East Fairway Avenue Welches, Oregon, OR 97067