2019 Program

September 28, 2019

Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino
5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd.
Chandler, Arizona 85226

Print or view the Save the Date pdf, which includes information about the special hotel rate and a summary of the day’s events.

8:00 Coffee, tea, refreshments  
8:30 APW General Membership Meeting  
9:45 What’s a Federation, Anyway?
Gwen Larson, president
National Federation of Press Women
10:15 Break  
10:30 Writing for Free? How to make money in today’s media market
Mark Athitakis
Presented by the ASU Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing
11:30 Break  
11:45 ANA/APW Lunch
ANA Keynote Address
Matt Adelman, incoming president
National Newspaper Association
12:45 Break  
1:00 Freedom to be Funny: Stand Up or Sit Down & Write
Jodi Weisberg, former bureau chief and legal reporter for the Arizona Journal, retired attorney and stand-up comic
2:15 First Amendment Panel
Gregg Leslie, executive director of Sandra Day O’Conner College of Law First Amendment Legal Clinic
Gwen Larson, president, National Federation of Press Women and the NFPW First Amendment Network
3:30 Break  
3:45 Women in Journalism
Kristen Gilger, associate dean
ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
5:00 Closing  
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