Conference for Minority Christian Journalists
Aug 6, 2009 - Aug 7, 2009
The annual WJI Conference for Minority Christian Journalists will be held this year in Tampa, Florida, in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists.
The annual WJI Conference for Minority Christian Journalists will be held this year in Tampa, Florida, in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists. The NABJ annual convention will run from Wednesday, August 5 to Sunday, August 9. The WJI conference will be on Thursday, August 6 with a WJI reception on Friday night, August 7. This important annual conference will feature four seminars and a luncheon keynote by prominent Christian minority journalists. The fee of $50 will include the talks, author books and lunch. For a specific curriculum, go to the "Conference Curriculum" page above. Click here to download a PDF of the conference flier.
For the full-day conference, go to the "Submit an Application" tab above to submit your application online. For the luncheon only, use the "Luncheon Registration" tab instead.
Application: For the full-day conference, go to the "Submit an Application" tab above to submit your application online. For the luncheon only, use the "Luncheon Registration" tab instead.
Admission is competitive. Accepted applications will be notified by email.
Participants are required to provide their own housing.
Lunch is included, but all other meals are the responsibility of the individual attendees.
Business professional or business casual
What to bring
Bible, notebook, pen, bag for books
Kenny Irby is the Visual Journalism Group Leader & Diversity Director at at The Poynter Institute. Irby is an integral figure in visual journalism education, known for his insightful knowledge of photographic storytelling, innovative management ideas, and steadfast ethical thinking. He founded Po... more >
Clayton Sizemore is a results oriented self-starter with a solid background of more than 20 years in broadcasting and finance. Mr. Sizemore is an organizational master and an effective communicator. His proven record of success in television news management has earned him professional accolade... more >
Gracie Bonds Staples is a lifestyles reporter and columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Prior to Atlanta she was a features reporter and columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a paper she joined in December 1990 as a general assignment reporter. She has won numerous awards for her ... more >