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10/10/2014 to 10/12/2014

When: October 10-12, 2014
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Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
1000 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI  48207
United States
Scott Berry

Phone: 301-405-7520

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Online registration is available until: 10/10/2014


NABJ Region IV Conference

Renew • Refresh • Reunite: Reboot to take your career to the next level!

Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
1000 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
October 10-12, 2014

Vickie Thomas
NABJ Region IV Director

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will host the Region IV Conference on October 10-12, 2014 at the Roberts Riverwalk Hotel in Detroit, Michigan.

Hosted by NABJ's Region IV Director and local chapter leaders, this year's conference will feature diverse programming for freelance and transitioning journalists, public relations practitioners, entrepreneurs and students.

Conference attendees will have the opportunity to network with other journalists, public relations professionals and entrepreneurs in workshops that will cover topics such as the deadline is now, covering the auto beat, writing across platforms, making it to management, and landing that first gig.




Friday, October 10, 2014
Opening Reception
Saturday, October 11, 2014
7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Multi Media, Social Media…The New Deadline is Now
9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Covering the Auto Beat
10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Covering Chaos in the Community...Lessons Learned from Ferguson and Other Conflicts
12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Newsmaker & Awards Luncheon

Blurred Lines: Working & Writing Across Platforms

3:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. From Journalist to Entrepreneur
Making it to Management
From College to Career: Landing that first gig
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Authors Showcase
Critiques for Students and Young Professional Journalists
7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Detroit Chapter Party & Silent Auction
Sunday, October 12, 2014
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Farewell Continental Breakfast and Kickoff for #NABJ15 in Minneapolis

(Subject to change)


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Pre-Registration Deadline: Friday, October 3, 2014

Registration rates includes entrance to workshops and contact with panelists.

($3.00 administrative fee will be added automatically to the registration total.)

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Authors Showcase

•Includes registration to the conference. Each author will be provided a draped table to display book and material. Showcase is scheduled for Saturday, October 11th at 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Space is limited and will be available on a first come, first served basis.


To Register Online: Click the "Register" link above.


Roberts Riverwalk Hotel
1000 River Place Drive
Detroit, MI 48207
(313) 259-9500

 Rates Room Type
 $85 per night plus tax
 Standard King, Standard Queen, Double Queen
 $109 per night plus tax
 Riverview King, Riverview Double
 $169 per night plus tax
 Briggs Suite


Thank You

2014 NABJ Region IV Conference Partners



Partner/Sponsor opportunities are available by reaching out to Development Director Denise Brooking at
or 301-405-6986.


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