Renew your membership! All memberships expire December 31st, so when entering for the Emmy Awards to be held in June 2016, your membership must be valid for the coming year. You will not be able to enter online at the member rates unless you pay your membership first. Membership renewals are $60 and new memberships are $85. Don’t delay, do it today! Just visit https://nataspsw.org/join/ and click on Existing Member Renewal. If you get to the Member Login page and you can’t remember your password, just scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on Did you forget your password? Have it emailed to you.
If you are a member of NATAS, and enter between Dec. 1 – 15 you will get $10 off each entry/entrant for programs/spots and crafts. This discount does not apply to non-members or Newscasts.
Here’s what you do:
1) Renew your membership for 2016, or join for the 1st time through Emmy Express (click JOIN above)
2) Enter your program or craft through Emmy Express, making sure you have all the names on the entry at that time–entrants added after December 15th will not receive the discount
3) Pay for your entry either through Emmy Express via credit card or send in a check.
If you have Judging Rewards, you may add them to these entries as well. This year you will be able to use a maximum of $25 worth (5) of Judging Rewards per entry.
For example, after you become a member for the 2016 year and enter a program/spot between Dec. 1 – 15, with the discount, the Early Bird Entry Fee will be $80; but if you have judged 5 times and have 5 Judging Rewards, the entry will be discounted even further to only $55. If you enter a craft, the Early Bird Entry Fee will be $50, and if you have 5 Judging Rewards, the cost will be reduced to $25. Newscasts are not discounted.
So gather up your Judging Rewards and enter before December 15th!
Looking for a job in television? The FREE, new and improved NATAS Job Bank is now LIVE!? It’s been updated to be more modern, user-friendly and easy-to-administer. Employers are able to post and manage job listings directly. Check it out today!
Upcoming journalism and media events within the San Diego area:
SPJ San Diego Pro Chapter and American Society of Journalists and Authors will present a FREE one-day event, “How To Survive In & After Journalism.”
15 speakers will provide expert guidance on how to succeed as a freelance writer, impress editors, write and sell your book, and dive into careers in academia and public relations. They’ll answer your burning “how-to” questions and give you knowledge you can use when you make the next step in your journalism career.
Saturday, Nov. 7, starting at 9 a.m.,
Where: Point Loma Nazarene University, Fermanian Conference Center, 3900 Lomaland Drive San Diego, CA 92106
National Association of Hispanic Journalists is hosting a trip to Tijuana to learn about lifestyle reporting on both sides of the border.
Join NAHJ for a casual discussion over tacos (of course) and learn about the ins and outs of covering lifestyle stories on both sides of the border.
Tijuana journalists will also join the group to network!
WHEN: Saturday, November 14th from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
WHERE: Meet at the San Ysidro trolley station at 11 a.m. in front of McDonald’s and we will cross together to get a cab.
Contact is Elena – 760-415-6589.
The TJ restaurant/brewery location is still TBD.
COST: $10 NAHJ members, $5 students (cost will cover taxi ride)
BRING: Passport, cash (small bills)
R.S.V.P. by: Friday, November 7th
Social Media Nut & Bolts Workshop presented by the San Diego Press Club
What’s the deal with hashtags? And did you know that if you begin a tweet with @, not everyone will see it? At this workshop, we’ll take you through the basics of 3 major social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram), offering tips for how to maximize the views and engagement for each post you make. We’ll also provide a real story for you to share, post, and tweet during the seminar.
Laura McVicker, Social Media Lead/Senior Digital Media Producer for NBC 7, will help guide the discussion!
Date: Wednesday, November 18
Location: SDPC office — 121 Broadway Ste: 640, San Diego
Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
San Diego Association of Black Journalists: Pro for a Day student journalism workshop is coming up!
Saturday, November 21, 2015
FREE event, includes lunch
Southwestern College (LRC L238 NORTH & South)
Learn the “ins” and “outs” of journalism from a group of professionals working in the field today. You’ll also get the chance to learn tricks of the trade, get career and work advice and connect with students with similar interests.
Application Deadline: November 18, 2015
If you are interested, please RSVP.