Excellence in Journalism is the annual RTDNA & SPJ conference - affordable, actionable, accessible training for newsroom leaders and future journalists. Get FREE registration for EIJ18 plus professional experience covering the conference. In exchange for helping us cover the event, you'll get backstage access to major events, sit in on training sessions, meet industry VIPs, professional journalists and fellow student journalists, and enjoy Baltimore. 

Who: Current journalism, communication, marketing or PR students who are looking for experience.
What: Get hands-on experience with reporting and marketing on a unique multi-day event - and time to learn and network yourself
Where: Online on Slack and in person in Baltimore, MD
When: September 27-29, 2018, with possible online assignments between July & early September

Duties include: 
  • Gather video interviews of award recipients, presenters, attendees and VIPs 
  • Write articles; take still photos
  • Post material to the RTDNA website, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages 
  • Use your own equipment to gather and post material; video/still cameras, smartphones, laptops, etc. 
  • A free registration to the conference (That's $275!)
  • The ability to keep any material you create, to use for your resume reels and/or links back to the RTDNA website 
  • The chance to meet some big names in journalism. The sooner your tasks are completed, the more time you’ll have to mingle! 
RTDNA will provide selected student reporters with a complementary conference registration.

Please note: Newsroom reporters are responsible for their own transportation, lodging, meals & expenses in Baltimore - RTDNA covers only conference registration costs. 

Applications are due June 15.