SPJ’s Regional Conferences are professional development meetings bringing area journalists, students and journalism educators together in one place to hear from industry experts on topics ranging from improving writing to leveraging technology in today’s new media climate. Networking opportunities at the conferences allow participants to build relationships that can lead to the sharing of the best practices in newsrooms.
Knoxville, Tenn. (ETSPJ) — Each year, The University of Tennessee School of Journalism and Electronic Media’s annual Hill Lecture brings a distinguished science journalist to Knoxville for a talk that is free and open to the public.
This year’s Hill Lecturer is Sarah Holt, winner of three Emmy Awards and a dozen other national honors for her documentary films, most of them about science, and most of those aired on Nova. Sarah has titled her Hill Lecture “Turning Complex Science Stories Into Compelling Television.” Holt’s lecture is on Tuesday, April 2 at 8 p.m. at the McClung Museum Auditorium on the University of Tennessee campus.