SoCal Journalist Community

SoCal Journalists Community
Listings and events from AAJA, CCNMA, NABJ, NAHJ, NLGJA, ONA and SPJ
 (send new listings to ashley.dunn@latimes.com)

Solutions for Op-Ed Writing

You’re invited to join the Solutions Journalism Network for a two-hour workshop on Op-Ed writing with Tom Zoellner.

The workshop will tackle tried-and-true methods for getting your op-ed column published in a major daily newspaper, and is open to journalists at all levels.

Zoellner is a senior facilitator with The OpEd Project, a national nonprofit dedicated to raising the voices of women and people of color in the nation’s media. He has run courses in opinion writing for faculty at Dartmouth College, Cornell University and DePaul University, and his own op-eds have run in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Houston Chronicle, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and many other newspapers.

The Solutions Journalism Network supports and connects journalists interested in doing solutions journalism, rigorous reporting about how people are responding to problems. For more info, check out https://www.solutionsjournalism.org/hub.

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 5
Time: 6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Location: WeWork Fine Arts Building, ROOM 36E, 811 West 7th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Tickets: $5; RSVP at this link


Saturday, Dec. 9 – Screening of “Moving Walls: American Nightmare to American Dream” spnsored by the Japanese American National Museum
Join us for the LA premiere of a new documentary about what became of the barracks built to house 11,000 Japanese Americans at Heart Mountain concentration camp.
For more info, click here.


DEADLINE – Friday, Dec. 15 – 5 p.m. – 2018 California Fellowship
Got a great idea for a health reporting project?  Let us fund it!  Click here to learn more about our upcoming 2018 California Fellowship, which will provide five days of all-expenses-paid intensive training on community health issues and health disparities and send you home with a $1,000 reporting grant.


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