JAWS wants to reach out to our sisters in other journalism organizations to spread the word about our group and look for ways to partner. If you plan to attend a journalism conference, please email JAWS development director Kat Rowlands so she can arm you with cards, pins and information and perhaps coordinate a JAWdess gathering.
Ohio Newspaper Association Convention: Feb. 17-18, Columbus, Ohio
Alabama Press Association Winter Convention: Feb. 18-19, Tuscaloosa, Ala.
Associated Collegiate Press: Feb. 18-21, Los Angeles
New England Newspaper & Press Association Annual Convention and Trade Show: Feb. 19-20, Boston, Mass.
North Carolina Press Association Winter Institute & Awards Ceremonies: Feb. 25, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Wisconsin Newspaper Association Annual Convention & Trade Show: Feb. 25-26, Waukesha, Wis.
National Press Photographers Association (NPPA): Feb. 25-27, Iselin, N.J.
Utah Press Association Annual Convention: March 10-12, St. George, Utah
National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR): March 10-13, Denver
College Media Association (CMA) Spring National College Media Convention: March 12-15, New York City
Newspaper Association of America: March 17-20, Washington, D.C.
Society of Professional Journalists Region 8: March 18-19, Fort Worth, Texas
South Carolina Press Association Annual Meeting: March 18-19, Columbia, S.C.
BinderCon: March 19-20, Los Angeles
Women Action Media (WAM): March 21 (local chapters)
Professional Business Women of California: March 22, San Francisco
American Copy Editors Society (ACES): March 31-April 2, Portland, Ore.
Association of Writers & Writing Programs: March 30-April 2, Los Angeles
Society of Professional Journalists Region 4 and 5: April 1-2, Cincinnati, Ohio
Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ): April 7-10, Cleveland
Society of Professional Journalists Region 1 Conference: April 8-9, New Haven, Conn.
Society of Professional Journalists Region 2 Conference: April 8-9, Richmond, Va.
Society of Professional Journalists Region 6: April 8-9, Minneapolis, Minn.
New York Press Association Spring Convention: April. 8-9, Port Jefferson, N.Y.
National Journalism Education Association Convention (Spring): April 14-17, Los Angeles
Society of Professional Journalists Region 9: April 15-16, New Mexico
Society of Professional Journalists Region 7: April 16, Overland Park, Kan.
Society of Professional Journalists Region 12: April 16, New Orleans
Society of Professional Journalists Region 11: April 29-30, Phoenix
Education Writers Association (EWA): May 1-3, Boston
American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA): May 20-21, New York City
Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE): June 16-19, New Orleans
Public News Radio Directors Inc: June 24-25, St. Louis
American Agricultural Editors’ Association: July 23-27, St. Louis
Association for Women in Sports Media: July 28-31, Miami
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ): Aug. 2-7, Washington, D.C. (joint NABJ/NAHJ)
National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ): Aug. 2-7, Washington, D.C. (joint NABJ/NAHJ)
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: Aug. 4-7, Minneapolis
BlogHer: Aug. 4-6, Los Angeles
Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA): Aug. 10-13, Las Vegas
Editorial Freelancers Association: Aug. 29-30, New York City
National Federation of Press Women: Sept. 8-10, Wichita, Kan.
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA): Sept. 8-11, Miami
American Society of News Editors (ASNE): Sept. 11-14, Philadelphia
Online News Association (ONA): Sept. 15-17, Denver
Higher Ed: Sept. 16-17, Tempe, Ariz.
Native American Journalism Association (NAJA): Sept. 18-20, New Orleans (joint Excellence in Journalism)
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ): Sept. 18-20, New Orleans (joint Excellence in Journalism)
Radio Television News Directors Association: Sept. 18-20, New Orleans (joint Excellence in Journalism)
Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ): Sept. 21-25, Sacramento, Calif.
Journalism and Women Symposium: Oct. 28-30, Roanoke, Va.
National Association of Science Writers: Oct. 28-Nov. 1, San Antonio, Texas
Association of Independents in Radio Third Coast Festival (AIR): Nov. 11-13, Chicago
National JEA/NSPA Journalism Convention (Fall): Nov. 10-13, Indianapolis
American Academy of Religion: Nov. 19-22, Atlanta, Ga.