With the coronavirus pandemic ongoing, the #NABJNAHJ20 Convention & Career Fair will now be virtual.

The nation’s top journalists, media executives, journalism educators, public relations professionals and students will gather online, August 5-8, 2020, for the first-ever virtual NABJ-NAHJ joint convention and career fair.

The #NABJNAHJ20 Career Fair draws hundreds of recruiters from top media companies and journalism schools from across the country and around the world.

Join us for an extraordinary gathering filled with innovative programs, remarkable presenters and fantastic networking opportunities, as NABJ and NAHJ members, partners, colleagues and supporters come together to make history.

All sessions, workshops, plenaries, forums, networking activities, meal events and our high-demand career fair will be held online. All components will be held on a secure virtual platform.

Registration is now reopened with the following options. Register here.

REGISTRATION RATES

Pre-Registration
By July 6, 2020

Late Registration
After July 6, 2020

Professional Members: Academic, Associate, Lifetime, Regular

$190

$240

Student
(Student ID Upload Required)

$90

$105

Non-Member

$250

$295

 

BENEFITS/ACCESS

 
Career/Exhibit Center (You will receive access to set up your career fair profile via email confirmation.)

3 days

Panels, Workshops, Screenings and Meetings

4 days

Opening Ceremony Powered by Walt Disney Parks and ResortsWednesday, Aug. 5, 2020

Included

Newsmaker Plenary – U.S. Presidential Election Forum
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020

Included

W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary Powered by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
Friday, Aug. 7, 2020

Included

Special Events(Receptions/Networking Events)

Included

Movie Screenings/Upfronts

Included

Houston Convention Reception

Included

 Professional Development Luncheon Options
Please select one (1)

Professional Development Luncheon Powered by Robert Wood Johnson FoundationThursday, Aug. 6, 2020

12:00 -1:30 p.m. EDT

Free Food delivered to you

*Included

Limited to the first 400 registrants who select this option

(as is the case at in-person conferences)

Professional Development Luncheon Powered by Chan Zuckerberg InitiativeThursday, Aug. 6, 2020

12:00 -1:30 p.m. EDT

Free Food delivered to you

*Included

Limited to the first 400 registrants who select this option

(as is the case at in-person conferences)

Professional Development Breakfast Powered by Wells FargoFriday, Aug. 7, 2020

8:00 – 9:00 a.m. EDT

Free Food delivered to you

*Included

Limited to the first 400 registrants who select this option

(as is the case at in-person conferences)

NABJ Sports Task Force Scholarship Jam

Separate Ticket

Price to be announced


Registration and Cancellation Policies

  • Access to all professional development breakfasts and luncheons are on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited to the first 400 registrants per meal event.
  • **All requests for refunds must be in writing by Monday, July 20, 2020. No Exceptions. Email us at membership@nahj.org to submit your refund request. In lieu of a refund, canceling registrants may choose from one of the following options:
    • Donate difference to student or member for registration
    • Apply difference to next year’s convention
    • Receive a full refund

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