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Have You Registered for L.A. Exclusive on June 20?

NLGJA’s annual L.A. Exclusive benefit event will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on June 20 at the L.A. LGBT Center’s The Village at Ed Gould Plaza, 1125 North McCadden Place. The evening includes the presentation of the Lisa Ben Award for Achievement in Features Coverage as well as tasty treats to eat and drink. You won’t want to miss out on this terrific networking opportunity! Come show your support for NLGJA and make some new friends! Tickets are on sale now!

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Apply for CONNECT: Student Journalism Projects by May 31

NLGJA is hosting our annual student journalism training project, CONNECT, at the 2017 National Convention in Philadelphia.

Each year, NLGJA chooses 12 students from across the country to participate in CONNECT, which provides real-world experience to undergraduate and graduate students who are considering a career in journalism. NLGJA will pay for the selected students’ convention attendance, airfare, food and hotel at the convention site.

The deadline to apply is May 31.

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Find Your Voice with Mo Rocca and More at National Convention!

NLGJA’s National Convention will be held September 7-10 at the Loews Hotel Philadelphia, and the soon-to-be-announced schedule is brimming with excellent workshops and speakers!

Among them is a workshop featuring Mo Rocca, who has been a correspondent on CBS Sunday Morning for over a decade. Rocca’s role on the show is akin to a columnist. In this panel he will talk about bringing his perspective and voice to feature reporting on arts and culture – and how to make a profile of someone into more than just a Wikipedia entry on that person’s life. The panel will be moderated by CBS Sunday Morning Executive Producer Rand Morrison.

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NLGJA Announces Spanish-Language LGBTQ Stylebook


NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists, National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) and The National LGBTQ Task Force have launched a Spanish-language stylebook for journalists reporting on LGBTQ issues and people. First published by NLGJA and NAHJ in 2005, “El Manual de Estilo Sobre la Comunidad Lesbiana, Gay, Bisexual y Transgénero” is now available online.

 

 

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The stylebook supplement on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender & queer terminology

NLGJA National Convention, September 7-10, 2017

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Excellence in Religion Coverage

This category recognizes outstanding one-time or ongoing coverage of the intersection of religion/spirituality and LGBTQ issues. Submission must follow the appropriate entry format rules as described above for writing, TV, radio, digital and photojournalism. Apply...

Open Letter: NLGJA Stands with Jacqui Helbert and WUTC-FM

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists calls for the reinstatement of WUTC-FM reporter Jacqui Helbert, who was ousted from her job after covering Tennessee state officials in a way they didn’t like. The University of Tennessee Chattanooga said university...
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