Thursday, September 7, 2017
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Welcome to Philadelphia! Kick off the opening day of NLGJA 2017 with a special performance by the Philadelphia Mummers Miss Fancy Brigade, a special welcome from Visit Philadelphia President and CEO Meryl Levitz, and, as you look out over the Philadelphia skyline, join Sam Champion in conversation with meteorologists Adam Joseph, Steve Sosna, Sven Sundgaard and Drew Tuma!
2017 Convention Hosts: Eden Lane and Sean Lewis
Opening Reception Moderated by: Sam Champion
Opening Reception Panelists: Adam Joseph, Steve Sosna, Sven Sundgaard, Drew Tuma
Awards presented: Al Neuharth Award for Innovation in Investigative Journalism, Excellence in Network Television, Excellence in Local Television