Monday, January 28, 2008

Journalism fellowship opportunity

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism provides six one-year fellowships for journalists to study a selected topic regarding mental health or mental illnesses. Each journalist awarded will receive a $10,000 stipend. Applicants must have at least three years of professional experience in journalism.

Contact: Jane Bigham, 404-420-3877,

Friday, January 18, 2008

February meeting: 10 ideas for the Web that you can implement tomorrow

The Kansas City chapter of the ASBPE invites you to attend our February luncheon. We’ll have a Web initiatives show-and-tell of what editors can do online without heavy investment from their new media departments. This is an opportunity to learn from other editors and share your own ideas and experiences.

Moderator: Sandi Brown, Director, Audience Marketing, New Media, Penton Media

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Location: Brookridge Golf & Country Club (103rd St. between Metcalf Ave. and Antioch) MAP

Cost: $20 for members, $25 for non-members

RSVP: To reserve your spot for the luncheon, e-mail Spring Suptic at spring [dot] suptic [at] penton [dot] com, or call 913-967-1644, by Wednesday, Jan. 30. Please make note of any special diet requirements.

And, most important, share your ideas! What has worked for you on the Web? What hasn't? What are you thinking of trying next? What do you want to know more about?