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National Association of Caribbean-American Journalists Convention March 28-30, 2008

NACAJ Convention March 28-30, 2008

Sheraton Suites Plantation Hotel, Fort Lauderdale West
Plantation Hotel
311 North University Drive, Plantation, Florida–Broward County.

FRIDAY, MARCH 28, 2008
5:30:pm – 7:30pm
Town Hall Meeting
Miramar Town Center, City Hall, Commission Chambers
Moderators: Dahlia Walker-Huntington, Immigration Attorney
and Winston Barnes, Host. The Open Line, WAVS-AM (1170)
Panelists: Neki Mohan, Reporter WPLG,(ABC)10; Ian Hamilton,
Co-founder of South Florida Caribbean News;
Dean of CARICOM AMBASSADORS, Denis Antoine and
CONSUL GENERAL Hon. Gerard Greene

8:30am – 9:45am
Back to Basics: Print. Broadcast & Web: Learn new and quick ways to polish your journalistic skills to be more effective on deadline.
Panelists: Sharon Lawson, Reporter NBC, 6
Bryan Toussaint, Associate Producer,
Moderator: Carol Reynolds-Srot, News Editor,
International Edition, The Miami Herald

10am – 11:45am
Plenary Session
“Vision and Visibility: The Changing Paradigm of the Caribbean Diaspora and the Region”
Ambassador Denis Antoine, Dean of the CARICOM Ambassadors
Winston Barnes, Radio Personality and Miramar Commissioner
Jacqueline Charles, Staff Writer, The Miami Herald
Georgia East, Staff Writer, Sun-Sentinel
Leo Edwards, Co-founder, National Coalition of Caribbean Organizations
Moderator: Ann-Marie Adams, President of NACAJ

12:30pm – 2:30pm
Luncheon & Awards
Keynote Speaker
Paula Madison
Executive VP Diversity, NBC Universal/Telemundo

3pm – 6:30pm
Investigative Journalism
Speaker: Brant Houston, Knight Chair Professor in Investigative & Enterprise Reporting University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign andformer Executive Director ofInvestigative Reporters and Editors
Gaining tools and resources for building an Investigative Unit
for the Caribbean region?

SUNDAY, March 30, 2008
9am – 12pm NACAJ General Body and Board Meeting

Ann-Marie Adams
National Association of Caribbean-American Journalists
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 202-413-0171

First National Meeting
March 28-30th, 2008
Sheraton Suites Plantation Hotel
311 North University Drive
Plantation, Florida

Saturday, March 29, 2008
8 :00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

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