Region 9 Conference – March 28th and 29th!

NOTE: You can register for the conference using paypal in the Regional Conference box at left.

March 28th & 29th
in Salt Lake City, Utah


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Hyatt Place
Howard Johnson

Thanks to our Sponsors!





Friday, March 28th

Opening Reception: The Salt Lake Tribune
90 South, 4th West, Salt Lake City

6:00 pm Light refreshments

6:30 pm NSA Data Center—Panel Discussion
SLTrib reporters Nate Carlisle and Tony Semerad
Moderated by Doug Fabrizio, KUER

8:00 pm Tour, Salt Lake Tribune Building

Saturday, March 29th

BYU Salt Lake Center
345 West North Temple

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9:00 am Continental Breakfast

9:30 am Mary Beth Tinker—Free speech & Civil Rights advocate

10:30 am Tom Zoellner

Tom Zoellner is the author of five nonfiction books, including Train, forthcoming from Viking/Penguin in 2014. He is the co-author of the New York Times bestselling book An Ordinary Man, and his book Uranium won the 2011 Science Writing Award from The American Institute of Physics. Tom has worked as a reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, The Arizona Republic, The Salt Lake Tribune and as a contributing editor for Men’s Health magazine. He is now an associate professor of English at Chapman University. Tom lives in downtown Los Angeles.

11:30 am Cameras in Courts- Panel

Deseret News reporter Geoff Liesik
David Reymann
KSTU reporter Ben Winslow
SL Tribune Director of Photography- Jeremy Harmon
Nancy Volmer, Utah State Courts

12:30 pm Lunch—Mark of Excellence Awards

2:00 pm Photography, Sochi Olympics
Chris Detrik, Salt Lake Tribune & Eric Betts, KSL TV

3:00 pm Covering Same Sex Marriage

5:00 pm Tour, KSL Studios

Concurrent Sessions

Social Media- “Ethics & Journalist Tools”
Natalie Wardel, KSL Social Media Director

“How to Get (and Keep) a Job”

Please bring contribute items for the Utah Headliner Silent Auction


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