Mark your calendars for Feb. 18-20

Planning and preparations have are in full swing for the upcoming 2016 Southeast Journalism Conference, which will be held Feb. 18-20, 2016 at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee.

2015-Scenic-Stop-Motion-1852The working theme for the 2016 conference is “Journalism & The Voter: The Foundation of an Empowered Democracy.” Conversations and sessions about covering the 2016 general election and leading that discussion on campuses will be incorporated into the conference. There will also be several sessions presented by industry professionals on the skills and practices that young professionals will need as they enter their first career positions.

APSU is located about 50 miles north of Nashville, and is at the doorstep of Fort Campbell, home of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), 5th Special Forces Group and 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.

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Best of The South deadlines and information will be shared in the coming weeks as those dates and arrangements are finalized. If you have specific questions about BOTS, please contact SEJC Vice President Amber Narro.

If you have specific requests or questions about the 2016 conference, please contact SEJC President Jake Lowary.

If you are interested in joining SEJC, you are encouraged to indicate your interest in joining  by contacting Jake Lowary in advance of the 2016 conference. New members are approved each year during the conference at the annual SEJC business meeting.

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