PDDSAVE THE DATE: DCSWA's annual Professional Development Day will be March 28, 2015

This is our biggest event of the year -- a full day of talks, workshops and networking with other science writers and editors. This year's event will feature:
  • Plenary talks by the Washington Post's Joel Achenbach and NPR's Christopher Joyce
  • A session all about editing, led by some of the DC area's top science editors
  • A panel on funding international reporting projects
  • A discussion about how the press got it right and wrong while covering the Ebola crisis
  • Sessions on book writing, storytelling, animation and freelance finance
  • Appointments with a resume coach
  • A workshop on the art and science of story pitching, leading up to the...
  • Ever-popular pitch slam, featuring the speed-dating format we introduced last year.

 

Thanks to a generous Idea Grant from the National Association of Science Writers, we will be able to offer scholarships for the full cost of registration. Preference will go to students, early-career science writers and those with financial need.

Full schedule and speaker info coming very soon. Registration opens early March stay tuned!

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