April 19, 2010
April 12, 2010
Big-name guests and a special focus on water will mark the 19th annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists, being held from Oct. 7 to 11 in Madison, Wis.
There are few professions more challenged than journalism is right now. And as journalists struggle to survive, evolve and, hopefully, someday, even prosper, they are becoming more dependent on technology than ever before. The Online News Association will help today’s growing brigade of Web reporters navigate the intersection of journalism and technology at its annual conference, to be held in San Francisco Oct. 1 to 3.
The National Association of Black Journalists Convention
In these difficult economic times, as newspapers continue to shutter, TV advertising sales lag and newsrooms demand more from ever-smaller staffs, this year’s National Association of Black Journalists’ convention and career fair could prove one of the most important to date to its members.
June 1, 2009
When the National Association of Hispanic Journalists meets June 24-27 in San Juan, Puerto Rico, its members will focus on one topic: staying afloat in a tempestuous industry. Navigating an increasingly tough journalism environment is a trend that has been addressed in previous NAHJ conventions, but the current economic downturn has had a devastating impact on the organization’s members.
May 18, 2009
The George Foster Peabody Award is considered by many to be the most prestigious honor in electronic media, akin to the Pulitzer Prize for print journalism. For 2008, the Peabody judges have honored a wide variety of entertainment, news and information media.
May 18, 2009
There’s a certain giddiness in the air at the Sunday morning newsmaker shows these days, with the long election behind them and a whole new set of issues to delve into and guests to pin down.
It’s a far cry from a year ago, when TelevisionWeek put together its annual anonymous poll of how the politicians and otherwise important people who make the rounds of the guest chairs are viewed by the Sunday show staffs who rely on them
April 20, 2009
It’s time again for TelevisionWeek’s list of the 10 Most Powerful in TV News. This year’s report card comes at an awkward time: Election-year performances can’t be ignored, and yet they already seem a distant memory, as the industry is roiled by the same economic turmoil as the rest of the nation.
April 20, 2009
The news directors and journalists who convinced their bosses to pony up for even a half-price ticket to this year’s Radio and Television News Directors Association conference in Las Vegas will be treated to a heavy dose of Web reality at the group’s annual gathering.
April 13, 2009
The bad economy has been a double whammy for journalists: Not only have the funds in their 401(k)s disappeared, but so have the media outlets they work for. At first, health care journalists seemed impervious to the axes falling in media organizations.
March 9, 2009
Despite the recent delay of the U.S. digital television transition from Feb. 17 until June 12, television stations across the country are still trying to answer consumers’ many questions, using their own airwaves and just about any other means available to them.
January 19, 2009
The 13 winners of this year’s Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcast journalism are an eclectic mix of international reporting, results-oriented community journalism, sweeping inquiries into inequity in healthcare and the country’s financial collapse, classic investigations into government waste and cover-up and an environmental documentary.
December 15, 2008
Calls are starting to go out for entries for the most coveted awards in the news business—the RTNDA’s Murrows, the George Foster Peabodys, the Society of Professional Journalists Awards, the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ honors, Emmys of all stripes.
October 13, 2008
The Society of Environmental Journalists convenes its 18th conference this week in Roanoke, Va., the heart of coal-mining country and an apt location for a conference focused on energy issues. Hosted by Virginia Tech, which is also the conference’s primary sponsor, SEJ 2008 runs Oct. 15-19 and will feature more than 30 panel sessions on the reporter’s craft and on environmental issues such as coal, energy, climate, water and land.
October 6, 2008
The Radio-Television News Directors Association gathers Oct. 13 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York to present the 2008 Edward R. Murrow Awards. In addition to recipients of the 38th Murrow Awards, winners of the RTNDA/Unity Awards—which acknowledge news organizations’ commitment to covering issues of diversity in their communities—will be honored.
July 21, 2008
Once every four years the four biggest associations for journalists of color join forces for a major conference, billed as the largest gathering of journalists in the nation. Nearly 10,000 participants are expected this week for Unity ’08, taking place July 23-27 at McCormick Place West in Chicago.
June 16, 2008
As ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have continued to occupy broadcast journalists’ attention and resources, the University of Georgia continues to take note. When the 67th annual Peabody Awards are handed out June 16 at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, war will for the second consecutive year be the topic of many of the winning programs.
May 12, 2008
TelevisionWeek's annual report card on the performance of politicians and officials who populate the Sunday morning newsmaker shows that are must-see TV inside the Washington, D.C., Beltway and within politically attuned circles throughout the country.
April 14, 2008
It is time for the annual drumroll, tah-dah and to-do as TelevisionWeek unveils its list of the 10 Most Powerful People in TV News. With the roster comes the annual asterisk signifying that while it is painstakingly assembled, the selection and ranking process is both earnest and admittedly unscientific.
March 24, 2008
Rushing to the Scene
The public is turning to TV more and more for health information, creating a surge of news and entertainment shows on the subject. Health care journalists are fighting to tell the story in a time of scarce resources.
Jan. 14, 2008
duPont Awards Recognize Journalism Tracing Impact of War on Veterans, Reporters, Home Front
Out of 510 radio and television news entries, 13 have been chosen to receive 2008 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards for broadcast journalism. The award winners, whose programs aired in the U.S. between July 1, 2006, and June 30, 2007, will receive their silver batons Jan. 16 at Columbia University.
Dec. 17, 2007
With Deadlines Approaching for Murrows, Peabodys and Other Prizes, Journalists Are Combing Through Their Best Work of the Year
It’s the season for electronic journalism awards, and the holidays will be a flurry of activity with several January deadlines looming. In addition to Christmas shopping, TV news directors and journalists will be carefully choosing the perfect programs, filling out applications and wrapping it all in a dynamite presentation with a big bow.