Arkansas Press Women

Est. 1949 – An association of professional communicators

Data Journalism, Networking & Mentoring Focus of Fall Conference

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Join us Saturday, Oct. 12 in Little Rock for Arkansas Press Women’s Mini Fall Conference where we will explore data journalism with a crash course from Rob Wells, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas’ School of Journalism and Strategic Media.

Meet Holly Fish, a marketing and business growth specialist who has successfully brought busy women together at monthly Women in Networking lunches. Fish will talk about WIN and talk about what’s working with networking today.

Maggie McNeary from the Society of Professional Journalists will talk with us over lunch about SPJ’s new mentoring program and how matches are being made to support younger journalists.

Cost is $25 to attend, including lunch. Pay at the door. Register now at

Oct. 12 – Schedule
9:30 a.m. – Doors open – Coffee and light snacks
10 a.m. – Data Journalism 101 – Rob Wells, University of Arkansas
11 a.m. – Networking – Holly Fish, Women in Networking

Lunch will follow with guest speaker Maggie McNeary with the Arkansas Society of Professional Journalists, talking about SPJ’s new Mentor Match program.

APW members are welcome to stay after lunch for a short board meeting.

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This entry was posted on October 9, 2019 by in Continuing education.


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