Final details are being set for the 2018 Great Plains Journalism Awards.
On Thursday, May 3, The Tulsa Press Club will host a meet and greet from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the clubhouse. Mix and mingle with conference speakers, out-of-town journalists and guests. Free admission. Cash bar.
Purchase your luncheon ticket at shop.tulsapressclub.org. Tickets are $50; $45, student/media.
On Friday, May 4, conferences will be held in the Mayo Museum inside The Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St. (Click here for the 2018 schedule of events.)
10 a.m.: Louise Kiernan, Editor-in-Chief of ProPublica Illinois
Strategies for writing about complex topics
11 a.m.: Luncheon Registration
11:30 a.m.: Awards Luncheon — Welcome and Introduction, President’s Remarks, Awards Presentation (Lunch served during awards), Presentation of the Dan Harrison Memorial Scholarships, Distinguished Lectureship Speaker: Omar Villafranca. Luncheon at The Mayo Hotel’s Crystal Ballroom.
1 p.m.: Break
1:15 p.m.: Omar Villafranca, CBS News national correspondent
Covering natural disasters
2 p.m.: Break
2:15 p.m.: Doug Dodd, partner with Doerner Saunders Daniel and Anderson
Social media and copyright compliance
3 p.m.: Break
3:15 p.m.: Andrea Leitch, Senior Digital Director, Travel and Adventure for National Geographic
4 p.m.: Break
5 p.m.: Happy Hour Reception
(All luncheon ticketholders are welcome to join us for a post-event reception at the Mayo’s Penthouse Bar.)
Thank you to our 2018 sponsors!
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation Businesses
Citizen Potawatomi Nation
Hillcrest HealthCare System
Trust Company of Oklahoma
Tulsa Community College