We want to see you in October for #SFJ13. The annual features journalism conference is an excellent way to gain new skills, networks and friends in features journalism.
Need more convincing? Here are a few tips to make the sell to your editor or boss:
The challenge: Convince the boss to let me attend the SFJ Annual Conference at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg October 9-12.
The solution, Part 1: For three days, I will rub elbows with the most talented features journalists and the best journalism trainers in the country. I will return renewed, refreshed, energized and filled with new ideas to help make everyone in my newsroom a better journalist/writer/editor/producer.
The solution, Part 2: I will become more productive, a virtual “…Story Idea Machine”** and will be better prepared to handle the challenge of “Leading Creative People”**.
The solution, Part 3: I’ll move further along the ever changing cutting edge of the business with “Visual Thinking from Big Data to Simple Idea”** and “Tablet Storytelling”**
The solution, Part 4: I’ll polish my writing skills with “America’s writing coach,” Roy Peter Clark, and burnish my storytelling chops with Pulitzer Prize winner and master story-teller Rick Bragg.
The solution, Part 5: I will reap the usual benefits of the Poynter training experience for much less than the usual cost.
**Actual sessions scheduled for the conference
We’ve just extended early bird registration until 8/23 so there’s plenty of time to lock in the lower rates.
Download the registration form now and make plans to be in sunny Florida!