The World Journalism Institute at The King’s College hosts Conference for Minority Journalists of Faith
NEW YORK—On November 2-3, 2007, the World Journalism Institute at The King’s College will host the Conference for Minority Journalists of Faith.
The annual conference will feature prominent journalists and host both student and professional journalists from across the country. Attendees will be taught how to integrate their Christian faith with journalism practices in an appropriate fashion.
Featured speakers include Herbert and Mira Lowe. Mira is currently the assistant managing editor at Johnson Publishing Company (Chicago), which publishes Ebony and Jet magazines. Herbert is the former president of the National Association of Black Journalists and is the communications director for the National Black Caucus Foundation in Washington, D.C.
Other featured guests include: Gary Fong (formerly, San Francisco Chronicle and a Pulitzer judge), Judith Howard (Denver Post), Orlando Gutierrez and Janisset Rivero (Directorio), and New York WABC-TV news anchor, Joe Torres. The president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, Rafael Olmeda (South Florida Sun-Sentinel) will also speak.
The mission of World Journalism Institute (WJI) is to recruit, equip, place, and encourage Christian journalists in the mainstream newsrooms of America. WJI also hosts a month-long, intensive journalism course for aspiring college journalists at The King’s College. For more information, visit www.worldji.com.
The King's College is a Christian liberal arts college located in the Empire State Building in New York City.
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