The CAJ and CAJEF present: Journalism in the 21st century

TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Your newsroom's depopulated. You're doing video, blogging, Tweeting and writing stories. You're wondering what the future holds for good journalism.

This is the conference for you.

    What:              A one-day crash course on the skills you need to
                       transform your reporting and reinvent your newsroom in
                       the new digital age. Learn about emerging techniques,
                       technologies and models to transform journalism for
                       the 21st century.

    When:              Sat. Jan. 30

    Where:             MaRS Centre, Toronto

    Who:               Working journalists, managers and students - there are
                       sessions for every skill level.

    Speakers include:  Jim Brady, president, digital strategy, Allbritton
                       Communications and former executive editor of
                       John Cruickshank, publisher, Toronto Star
                       Michael Lee, chief strategy officer, Rogers
                       Rachel Nixon, director of digital media, CBC News
                       Kenny Yum, editor,

    Sessions include:  Online videography
                       Photography crash course for print reporters
                       Making the most of social media
                       Visual storytelling
                       Searching the Web: Getting beyond Google
                       The ethics of social media

    Cost:              Early bird registration until Jan. 15:
                       $45 - Student members and unemployed journalists
                       $99 - CAJ members
                       $129 - Associate members
                       $199 - Non-members

    Register:          Online, at

SOURCE Canadian Association of Journalists

For further information: For further information: CAJ president, Mary Agnes Welch, (204) 470-8862 or (204) 697-7590; CAJ and conference chairman, Saleem Khan, (416) 494-0908 or; To join the CAJ, please visit:

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