SPJ/LA Announces Sponsors for Regional Conference

The Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is proud to announce sponsors for its upcoming Regional Conference on April 27-28 at the Universal City Hilton.

Lanyard Sponsor:

NBC4 Southern California

Friday Evening Reception Sponsors:

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Law Offices of Kelly Aviles
Olmstead Williams Communications

Good Neighbor Sponsor:

California State University, Northridge, Journalism Department
San Diego State University School of Journalism and Media Studies

Thank you to those who have sponsored the conference.

The Regional Conference will kick-off with a Friday night reception with former AP Courts Reporter Linda Deutsch. On Saturday, we will have opening and closing guest speakers in addition to a total of nine panels and workshops presented by more than 30 people, many of whom are prominent L.A. journalists. Panelists will be discussing how to cover topics like immigration, disaster, homelessness, the LGBTQ+ community and sexual harassment. In addition, there will be workshops on broadcast investigative journalism, data reporting, freelancing and making your stories “sing.”

It’s also the day when dozens of student journalists will receive awards at the SPJ Mark of Excellence luncheon where Stephen Galloway, executive features editor for The Hollywood Reporter, will be the keynote speaker.

There are still several sponsorship opportunities available:

  • Gold–$1,500
  • Silver–$1,000
  • Bronze–$500
  • Logo on tote bags: $1,000
  • Friday night reception sponsor: $400
  • Mid-morning coffee break host: $400
  • Mark of Excellence luncheon host: $400
  • Opening Speaker sponsor: $400
  • Closing Speaker sponsor: $400
  • Good Neighbor: $100

All Gold, Silver and Bronze contributors will have their logo on our flyer for the conference in addition to two complimentary passes to the conference to be used by your company or clients.

All contributors will be mentioned in the event program, are welcomed to provide a flyer or small SWAG item for attendees and will get a shout out at the opening session on Saturday. All Friday night reception sponsors will receive two passes to the reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 27 at the Universal City Hilton.

For more information about being a sponsor, please contact Stephanie Bluestein, SPJ/LA chapter president, at bluestein.spjla@gmail.com.

For schedule and registration information, visit our conference website.

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