The 2016 Election: Unlike Any Other

“There’s always been an adversarial role between the press and politicians, but this time feels a little different.” 

Election Panel
Join moderator John Yang and panelists Will AlfordJames Blue IIISally Kohn and Jimmy Williams on September 9 at the NLGJA 2016 National Convention for a discussion about the role of journalists in the 2016 election.

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Tragedy in Orlando: Making Sense of the Senseless


How does emotion inform breaking-news coverage when your heart is also breaking?

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Nothing quite tore at the LGBT community like the murders of 49 people at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the largest single-gunman mass shooting in America to date. Join moderator Jeff Truesdell and panelists David BegnaudBilly ManesYvette Miley and Erik Sandoval  on September 10 at NLGJA’s 2016 National Convention.

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Jess Cagle, Editor in Chief of People and Editorial Director of the Time Inc. Celebrity, Style and Entertainment Group, and Henry Goldblatt, Editor in Chief of Entertainment Weekly will keynote the Opening Reception interviewed by Neda Ulaby, National Public Radio Reporter.

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Opening Reception

National Convention & LGBT Media Summit

Join more than 350 journalists, news executives, communications professionals and educators at the National Convention & 12th Annual LGBT Media Summit at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach Miami, September 8-11, 2016. logo_line

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Onsite Registration Will Open Wednesday 9/7 at 2PM

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NLGJA_graphJoin more than 350 journalists, news executives, communications professionals and educators at the National Convention & 12th Annual LGBT Media Summit at the Ritz-Carlton South Beach Miami, September 8-11, 2016.

 


Schedule

Plan your convention schedule before you arrive.

Registration

Register on-site starting at 2 p.m. on September 7


Closing Night Reception [The Golden Girls Meet Miami Vice]

Featuring DJ Citizen Jane Reconnect with friends and colleagues as we close another fabulous convention and celebrate in the style of Miami Vice and the Golden Girls. Have a beverage from the bar. Bid on some fabulous silent auction items. Relax and unwind after a... read more