Thursday, May 9
5:30-7:30 p.m. | Free.
Meet and Greet at the Tulsa Press Club, 415 S. Boston Ave.
Mix and mingle with out-of-town journalists and meet the 2019 conference speakers. At 6 p.m., Todd Price, food and drinks writer for The Times-Picayune, will answer questions about covering a beloved topic like food in one of the world’s most gastronomic cities.
Catering by Lassalle’s.
Friday, May 10
Great Plains Journalism Awards and Conference at the Mayo Hotel, 115 W. Fifth St.
Luncheon tickets are $45, students/media; $50. Buy tickets here. Conference workshops are free to attend.
11 a.m.: registration
11:30 a.m.: luncheon, awards and scholarship presentation, distinguished lectureship
1:15 p.m.: Jeannette Cooperman, St. Louis Magazine
Interviewing: Going Deep
The skills that are invaluable for in-depth profiles, plus overcoming resistance like shyness and cliché answers.
2:15 p.m.: Todd Price, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Leading the Conversation
Building an online food community and launching a brand for cross-platform success.
3:15 p.m.: Joe Kelley, distinguished lecturer, news director and host of Orlando’s Morning News on 96.5 WDBO
Knowing Your Audience
A radio guy’s perspective of the news landscape.
4 p.m.: Happy Hour at the Mayo Hotel’s Penthouse Bar