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Journalism and Women Symposium statement on sexual harassment claims at NPR

The Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS) organization, which advocates for and supports women journalists, condemns in strongest terms the apparent abuses of power and inappropriate, predatory and sexist behavior that are coming to light with developments such as NPR Senior Vice President of News Mike Oreskes’ resignation following accusations of sexual harassment.

Operations Director: Roxann Elliott

Roxann Elliott is a freelance journalist and entrepreneur. She She will be working with Roxanne Foster the rest of the year and taking over the job of Journalism and Women Symposium Operations Director in January 2018.

Conference FAQ

We’re excited to see you at the annual Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) in Vermont this year! Here are a few helpful answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions. See you soon!

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Free time fun at CAMP

Check here regularly for suggestions and tips for using your free time at CAMP. Mary C. Curtis is our “cruise director” this year. She’s checked out the options and these are her recommendations. Try these shorter trips for free time on Friday and Saturday, with Sunday reserved for more structured tours. Or, you can always […]

Donate to JAWS

To pay by check: Please make your check payable to Journalism & Women Symposium and mail to this address: 15 Hillsdale Road Lawrenceville, NJ  08648 DONATING TO JAWS IS SO IMPORTANT! A healthy democracy relies on a thriving, diverse media and you can support that mission by giving to the Journalism & Women Symposium. It’s […]

Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP)

Journalism and Women Symposiums have been held each year since the organization formed in 1984, offering professional development, training, inspiring speakers and an opportunity to support networking, mentoring and friendship among women in journalism.

Support JAWS

JAWS relies on the support of donors big and small, in addition to our membership dues and earned income. All board members endeavor to contribute at least $500 and many JAWS members contribute to our Annual Campaign. If you haven’t already donated, your support is always welcome. If you have already given, thank you. With […]

JAWS meets the challenge

By Dawn Garcia We did it! In fact, we blew way past the finish line with more than we ever dreamed. The Journalism & Women Symposium greatly exceeded its goal of matching a $20,000 grant from the Challenge Fund for Journalism by May 31. Drum roll, please: Members and supporters of JAWS donated $34,126!

JAWS Founder Tad Bartimus wins lifetime achievement award

JAWS Founder Honored by Washington Press Club By Patricia Sullivan Tad Bartimus was the Associated Press’ first female bureau chief and its first female special correspondent, a rare title only a few reporters earn (including JAWS member Linda Deutsch). Tad received the Washington Press Club’s Lifetime Achievement Award Feb. 13, 2008, at the annual Congressional […]

An online beacon for St. Louis

Launch gives hope for the future By Margie Freivogel Launching the St. Louis Beacon has been thrilling and terrifying, meaningful and confusing. Every day, I’m grateful to be part of this nonprofit online-only regional news adventure. We’re casting a stone into the pond of the future of journalism. You should throw some, too. Mike Miner […]

Donate

To pay by check: Please make your check payable to Journalism & Women Symposium and mail to this address: 15 Hillsdale Road Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 DONATING TO JAWS IS SO IMPORTANT! A healthy democracy relies on a thriving, diverse media and you can support that mission by giving to the Journalism & Women Symposium. It’s […]