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AAJA sponsors and partners are hosting customized workshops, socials and networking mixers throughout the week. Be sure to RSVP right now for these key events to confirm your participation!

Wednesday, July 31

  • IRE Wednesday Workshop: In this daylong workshop from IRE and sponsored by TEGNA Foundation, you'll learn from some of the best in the biz on a variety of topics. RSVP here.

  • JCamp All-Star Reception: Meet the future of journalism at a party honoring 42 of the country's most outstanding multicultural high school students, just finishing a week of training at Georgia Public Broadcasting. RSVP here.

  • Blinded by the Light Advanced Movie Screening: Blinded by the Light is a 2019 British comedy-drama film directed by Gurinder Chadha, inspired by the life of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and his love of songs by Bruce Springsteen. Free shuttle to theater available. RSVP here.

Thursday, August 1

  • ELP Salons: Join AAJA's Executive Leadership Program for a series of exclusive salons, lunches and reception at the 2019 AAJA National Convention in Atlanta. Sessions are designed for journalists with at least 5 years of experiences. For invitation and details, please email pcheung@aaja.org.

  • ELP & Mentorship Program Reception: Join AAJA's ELP & Mentor Match Programs for a reception presented by CNN. For invitation and details, please email pcheung@aaja.org.

  • Building the Journalism Career You Want: Hear from a Northwestern Medill lunch panel of professionals who combined their journalism education and on-the-ground experience to get ahead at work, build new marketable skills, and reinvent their careers. RSVP here.

  • Public Broadcast Media Reception: Join professionals representing public media broadcasting for networking and refreshments, sponsored by NPR / American Public Media. RSVP here.

  • NEW! SAG-AFTRA Coffee Hour: Stop by, grab some coffee, meet the SAG-AFTRA team and get your burning questions answered! Takes place in Ardmore following SAG-AFTRA's office hours. (Note: this is a separate event from the SAG-AFTRA office hours.) RSVP here.

Friday, August 2

  • NBCUniveral Student Breakfast at the Booth: A networking event with Senior Executives, News Directors and Campus Recruiters, exclusively for college-enrolled studentsattending #AAJA19 and interested in careers and internships. RSVP here.

  • BuzzFeed Student Reception: Join AAJA's Voices and JCamp Program graduates and supporters for a reception presented by BuzzFeed. RSVP here.

  • Live Taping of Nancy Podcast: Nancy is a critically-acclaimed podcast featuring queer stories and conversations, and hosted by two best friends, neither of whom are named Nancy. It's a podcast about how we define ourselves, and the journey it takes to get there. From WNYC Studios. More information here.

  • CNN Experience & SAG-AFTRA Story Slam: CNN global headquarters welcomes AAJA for an evening of fun, networking, and AAJA's story slam. RSVP here.