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Wednesday, July 18

LPRC Más Summit
Presented by the Latino Public Radio Consortium

9 AM to 5:30 PM
The Latino Public Radio Consortium will convene with its Latino Member Stations to provide workshops, training tools and resources to support stations to become more sustainable. The Summit is specific to public media station management personnel and non-LPRC members interested in public media are invited to attend. Focus will be on Community Engagement & Fundraising Strategies. 

Speakers: Magaly Rivera, LPRC Executive Director; Sasha Barab, Executive Director, ASU - Center for Games & Impact; Silvia Rivera, LPRC Chair & Managing Director of Vocalo; Doug Mitchell, LPRC Co-Chair & Project Founder/Director, NPR Next Generation Radio and Federico Subervi, LPRC Board Member & Visiting Leverhulme Professor - University of Leeds, UK.

#ConnectPuertoRico: A Deep Dive Into an Innovative Program to Help Journalists on the Island post-Hurricane María
5:30 PM to 7 PM
With support from the Knight Foundation, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists launched #ConnectPuertoRico, a groundbreaking, post-Hurricane María initiative to help fellow journalists impacted by the devastating storm in Puerto Rico. This panel will provide an update on those efforts, including what did and didn't work and long-term efforts to assist fellow journalists on the island as Puerto Rico continues its recovery. Panelists include journalists who have provided eye-opening, first-hand, on-the-ground reporting of the hurricane and its aftermath. 

Moderator: Frances Robles, The New York Times
Panelists: Adrian Florido, NPR; David Begnaud, CBS; Leyla Santiago, CNN and Carla Minet, Centro de Periodismo Investigativo

Thursday, July 19

Pre-Conference Workshop - "Shifting Platforms: Making the Switch to Audio"
Sandringham Room - InterContinental Hotel
10 AM to 12 PM
Are you considering a move to audio storytelling? Curious about podcasts? Want to add audio elements to your digital stories? Let NPR's Eric Deggans, Mandalit del Barco, Adrian Florido, WLRN's Terence Shepherd, and other audio veterans from across public radio guide you through the biggest adjustments you'll need to make as you shift to the most intimate of platforms.
Register now! Space is limited. 

Workshop - Audio Storytelling for Non-Audio Folks
Tuttle Room - InterContinental Hotel
11 AM to 1 PM
How to translate a written story in audio? What tech tools can you use to make an audio story? How to gather audio that's useful? How can I make my podcast with no money? Maybe how to pitch a print/TV story as audio?
Trainers: Rolando Arrieta, NPR and Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed News
Register now!

Workshop - Multi-Platform Writing: Podcast Scripts
Michelangelo Room
11 AM to 1 PM
Podcasts are having a moment, and it's important that journalists understand how to use this powerful storytelling tool. Janice Llamoca, associate producer at NPR's LatinoUSA, will share tips on how to write engaging scripts that will keep audiences coming back for more.
Presenter: Janice Llamoca, NPR's LatinoUSA
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Workshop - Podcasting Starter Kit
Tuttle Room - InterContinental Hotel
2 PM to 4 PM
Trainers: Rolando Arrieta, NPR and Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed News
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Career Fair
In the Expo Hall — booths 206, 208, 107, and 109
10 AM to 6 PM

Friday, July 20

Career Fair
In the Expo Hall — booths 206, 208, 107, and 109
10 AM to 6 PM

Workshop - Hacking Audio Tech
Tuttle Room
11 AM - 1 PM
Learn some tips and best practices for cutting tape! How do you make audio sound natural, fix weird issues and get that tape to "sing." We'll work with tape to show what a good edit sounds like for one hour, then for the final hour, we'll do some show and tell with equipment!
Trainers: Rolando Arrieta, NPR and Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed News
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Workshop - Sound Salon
Tuttle Room
2 PM to 4 PM
Play audio from talented Latinx producers across the journalism world and have the person who produced the piece either record a short video, or use audio folks who are at NAHJ to speak to the pieces they've created. So, the attendees would: Listen, then hear the technical breakdown of how the story came to life, then have a Q&A or feedback session so they can take practical things from the session.
Trainers: Mandalit del Barco, art & culture reporter, NPR; Julia Furlan, Buzzfeed News and Rolando Arrieta, NPR. 
Register now!

Public Media Village Reception
7 PM to 9 PM
Stop by the Think Public Media booth at the Career Fair to learn how you can be invited to the Public Media Village Reception! The reception will be a time for networking, talking about careers in public media and meeting other conference attendees. Light refreshments will be provided.