Excellence in Journalism Conference
Sep
5
to Sep 7

Excellence in Journalism Conference

Via EIJ19: The Excellence in Journalism Conference (EIJ) is a collaboration between the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).

Online registration ends August 12, so register now to get the most bang for your buck. All breakouts and workshops are included as part of your registration fee.

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Colorado Migrahack
Sep
27
to Sep 28

Colorado Migrahack

Bringing together a collaboration of journalists, community partners, web developers and designers, Colorado Migrahack is working toward a multimedia storytelling and data-driven approach to improving public understanding about immigration.

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The 29th Annual #SEJ2019: Environmental Journalism Conference
Oct
9
to Oct 13

The 29th Annual #SEJ2019: Environmental Journalism Conference

  • Colorado State University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Via SEJ: Colorado: From the headwaters to the plains, it’s where rivers and politics change direction. SEJ’s 2019 Annual Conference will delve into the critical environment and energy challenges facing this bellwether state. Join 800 journalists and stakeholders for five days of keynotes, tours, workshops, panels and networking.


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DEADLINE: Apply to Innovation Challenge with Google News Initiative
Jul
16
12:59 AM00:59

DEADLINE: Apply to Innovation Challenge with Google News Initiative

From Google News Initiative:

For this innovation challenge, we’re looking for projects which specifically address the local news sector, and which aim to generate revenue or increase audience engagement. Past innovation programs have produced ideas for a new kind of paywall or a new way of distributing news. Others produced new thinking on an organization’s workflows and the way social media unlocks audiences.

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DEADLINE: Apply for Funding from The Water Desk
Jul
15
11:59 PM23:59

DEADLINE: Apply for Funding from The Water Desk

From the Water Desk:

The Water Desk’s mission is to increase the volume, depth and power of journalism connected to Western water issues, with a focus on the Colorado River Basin. Based in Boulder at the University of Colorado (CU) and its Center for Environmental Journalism (CEJ), The Water Desk works with journalists and media outlets to strengthen their water-related coverage. This page explains how journalists can apply to The Water Desk for funding to support their coverage of Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin.

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First Draft @ Denver Press Club
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

First Draft @ Denver Press Club

Colorado journalists, join the Colorado Media Project for FIRST DRAFT, our monthly social event series. This month we're delighted to be hosted by our friends at the Denver Press Club for cocktails and conversation in the historic Fourth Estate Dining Room and Pulitzer Lounge Bar. The event is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP in advance. As always, the FIRST DRAFT is on us!

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DEADLINE: Latinx bilingual reporter-producer at KGNU
May
27
11:59 PM23:59

DEADLINE: Latinx bilingual reporter-producer at KGNU

From our friends at KGNU Community Radio and the Community Foundation Boulder County:

KGNU seeks a Full Time Bilingual Spanish-English Latinx News Reporter/Producer. The Investigative/Field Reporter-Producer will work in a fast paced environment and is responsible for working with the news team to produce high-impact special podcast, daily audio and digital news stories including edited audio, live reports, and bilingual written productions.

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DEADLINE: Facebook Journalism Project Community Network
May
27
9:59 PM21:59

DEADLINE: Facebook Journalism Project Community Network

From the FJP Community Network:

Launching with an open call for applications on May 13th, the FJP Community Network will be offering grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000 and opportunities for grant recipients to connect with industry experts to support their projects. 

Whether a person or publisher is trying to build a new business around memberships, report in an underserved community, or build a tool that helps local storytellers find and engage news audiences, we want to provide runway for them to serve their community. Project proposals do not require the use of Facebook tools or products.

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DEADLINE: API Community Listening Fellowship 2019-20
May
24
10:00 AM10:00

DEADLINE: API Community Listening Fellowship 2019-20

The American Press Institute has opened applications for a new year-long fellowship program to support news organizations that want to build more of their journalism based on community listening. They’re looking for individuals who want their journalism to be better informed and inspired by their communities’ needs but who need guidance on strategies to make that happen.

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Planning the Denver Migrahack
Apr
15
to Apr 16

Planning the Denver Migrahack

  • Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Denver (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Denver journalists, developers, and others engaged in immigration issues are invited to the University of Denver's campus on April 15 and 16 to provide their insights into the planning process for Migrahack Denver, which will take place in early November 2019.  Register.
 

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Colorado's Changing Media Landscape: What's Next? featuring Molly de Aguiar
Aug
22
2:00 PM14:00

Colorado's Changing Media Landscape: What's Next? featuring Molly de Aguiar

  • Denver University, Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Molly de Aguiar is the Managing Director for the News Integrity Initiative at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, which is a global coalition of funders, journalists, technologists, academic institutions, non-profits, and other organizations from around the world fostering informed and engaged communities, combating media manipulation, and supporting inclusive, constructive, and respectful civic dialogue.

Learn more and RSVP for this event here.

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Seth Geiger on Building Digital Audiences
Aug
13
2:00 PM14:00

Seth Geiger on Building Digital Audiences

Mon, August 13, 2018

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM MDT

Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Denver

2155 East Wesley Avenue, Room 510

Join us for a conversation with Dr. Seth Geiger to explore: What does it mean to be a "newsroom" in today's rapidly changing, digitally-driven landscape? How do journalists create content that not only informs, but helps people understand, make meaning, and participate? How can different media platforms be utilized most effectively to reach different audiences?

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A Workshop with Seth Geiger for Media Professionals
Aug
13
10:00 AM10:00

A Workshop with Seth Geiger for Media Professionals

Mon, August 13, 2018

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM MDT

Rocky Mountain PBS, 1089 Bannock St.

Denver, CO 80204 Colorado Media Project and the Colorado Media Alliance cordially invite you to join us for a hands-on workshop with international media researcher and strategist Seth Geiger.

RSVP Here

Journalists and media professionals are encouraged to attend, as Dr. Geiger will present research, tools, and exercises to help digital outlets gain a deeper understanding of what current and prospective users are thinking and doing, when and why they are doing it, and how to best anticipate and address their needs and expectations.

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Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Colorado Media Project: Community Forum

  • Denver University, Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Short on time, and can't make the full Ideation Workshop?

RSVP TODAY to join this community forum, where we will:

  • Share research on media trends, new ideas, and promising practices -- nationwide and in Colorado.
  • Share creative thinking and low-resolution prototypes generated via "design thinking" workshop sessions to date.
  • Solicit input and new thinking from community members who attend the forum.
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Jul
21
7:00 AM07:00

Colorado Media Project: Ideation Session

  • Denver University, Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We invite you to join us for a hands-on workshop where we will generate ideas and concepts to build Colorado's media future. From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. we will:

  • Share research on media trends, new ideas, and promising practices -- nationwide and in Colorado.
  • Use "design thinking" and brainstorming to inspire new ideas that build on the existing Colorado media landscape.
  • Develop low-resolution prototypes to help test our ideas with real Coloradans in the coming weeks.

RSVP TODAY

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