SPJ Region 1 Spring Conference 2014

Limited Registration Now Available

Due to unprecedented demand, we are offering an additional 30 registrations on a first-come, first serve basis. Tickets are $55 for students and $85 for pros. PLEASE NOTE: These are program-only registrations for the sessions at the College of Communications. They do not include the Friday night reception or the Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon […]

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Boston Typewriter Orchestra to Perform

Those attending the 2014 Region 1 Conference are in for a treat: an exclusive concert by the Boston Typewriter Orchestra! The group will perform at the Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 26. The orchestra (pictured, left) describes itself as “a collective endeavor which engages in rhythmic typewriter manipulation combined with elements of […]

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Keynote Speaker: NPR’s Robin Young

We are pleased to announce that veteran broadcaster Robin Young will be the main speaker at the Mark of Excellence Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 26. Robin brings more than 25 years of broadcast experience to her role as host of WBUR-FM’s Here & Now, a radio show that reaches an estimated 3.1 million weekly listeners on over […]

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Our Sponsors

We are pleased to announce our sponsors of this year’s Region 1 Conference! Gold Sponsorship: Academy of New England Journalists; IDG (International Data Group) Silver Sponsorship: Boston Herald  Bronze Sponsorships: Openreporter Learn more about becoming a sponsor.

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Opening night reception to feature former ABC News Anchor Carole Simpson

  Trailblazing journalist Carole Simpson will be the featured speaker at the Region 1 Conference’s Opening Reception on Friday night, April 25. Ms. Simpson’s groundbreaking career has been a series of firsts: she was the first African-American woman to anchor a major network evening newscast, the first woman or minority to moderate a presidential debate […]

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