Windy City Times|NLGJA to hold national convention, LGBT summit in Chicago

The National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association ( NLGJA ) will hold its National Convention and 10th LGBT Media Summit at the Palmer House Hilton in Chicago August 21through August 24 with a full lineup. This annual event marks the 22nd year the organization has brought together journalists, news executives and communications professionals to build skills, network and engage in a lively and engaging discussion on the topic of fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues in the news media.

The four-day assembly will begin with the LGBT Media Summit on Thursday, August 21 and three boot camps, followed by two full days of programming with more than 30 workshops designed to address the needs of journalists and those in the communication industry. The convention also will include Connect: the NLGJA Student Journalism Project, the Women’s Networking Dinner, NLGJA’s Excellence in Journalism Awards and numerous other learning and networking opportunities.

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