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EIJ Pre-Conference Mixer

Join us for a happy hour mixer in Anaheim the evening before the 2017 Excellence in Journalism conference begins! Bring your friends and colleagues — McFadden’s is willing to extend the happy hour menu to attendees after the usual happy hour time slot if there’s a large enough group (40+), meet us in the patio.

Participating local groups include the Online News Association, National Lesbian and Gay Journalist Association Los Angeles, Asian American Journalists Association Los Angeles; the California Chican@ News Media Association/National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Journalism and Women Symposium of Southern California; National Association of Black Journalists Los Angeles; and the Society of Professional Journalists Los Angeles.

Time: 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6
Venue: McFadden’s Anaheim, 400 Disney Way, Anaheim
Details: http://tinyurl.com/EIJ-Pre-ConferenceMixer

2017 Outfest Volunteer Fest

By NLGJA Board Member Ande Richards

Outfest’s 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival, July 6 through 16, had a little something for everyone, and volunteers weren’t the exception.

Sierra Schepmann, a Queer filmmaker who volunteers at the festival, said “Maybe Tomorrow” impressed her the most. It was a gorgeous film made in the Philippines.

Click here to read more.

Journalism Job Fair 2017

On Jan. 17, Southern California journos hosted a job fair hosted by the California Chicano/a News Media Association/National Association of Hispanic Journalists-Los Angeles with about 250 attendees. The Los Angeles chapter of the National Gay and Lesbian Journalism Association co-sponsored the event, along with other local journalism groups. NLGJA-LA board members Zamná Ávila, Senta Scarborough and Ande Richards attended, volunteered and contributed to making the event a huge success.