SEJ Regional Conferences

June 2, 2024

DC SEJ Happy Hour

SEJ DC-area members who met at this year's SEJ conference in Philadelphia are planning an environmental journalist happy hour. Non-SEJ environmental journalist friends are also welcome. The gathering is at 4:00 p.m. at the Midlands Beer Garden in Petworth/Columbia Heights. 

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May 2, 2024

SEJ Webinar: The Intersections of Press Freedom and the Environment

Join Freedom of the Press Foundation and SEJ for a virtual discussion on obstacles U.S. journalists face when reporting urgent climate change and environmental issues for their communities — whether violence or arrest when covering environmental protests or denials of access and legal obstructions when investigating centers of political and corporate power. Q&A to follow. 12pm ET/9am PT. 

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March 20, 2024

SEJ Webinar: Stopping Climate Action Mis-Information — How Is the Media Complicit and What Can Journalists Do?

Join SEJ for a webinar exploring how the media shapes public discourse on climate action, a major theme of the upcoming #SEJ2024 annual conference in Philadelphia. Speakers include a conference co-chair, SEJ’s vice president of programs and a panel of environmental advocates. 1:00 p.m. ET.

February 21, 2024

SEJ Webinar: How To Use Data From Grist's Land Grab University 2.0 Investigation

In this SEJ webinar, you'll learn how to use state trust land data from Grist's latest project, a follow up to the 2020 High Country News investigation, which examined how land grant institutions got their land and money. We'll show you how to use our data set on Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. 1-2pm ET.

February 2, 2024

Meet-and-Greet With SEJ Board Members and Staff in Phoenix

Join SEJ board members and staff at State 48 Brewery in downtown Phoenix, Ariz., 5:00-7:00 p.m., for a happy hour meet-and-greet. Get to know your fellow local environmental journalists, share your SEJ ideas and start gearing up for the 2025 SEJ annual conference, which will take place in Phoenix. All are welcome!

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November 30, 2023

SEJ Webinar: Covering the Energy Transition in Your Community

In this SEJ webinar, a panel of four SEJ members, who cover energy issues in different geographic regions, will share their reporting tips and story ideas on covering the energy transition in your neighborhood and across the nation. Q&A to follow. 1:00-2:00 p.m. ET.

October 25, 2023

SEJ Webinar: Mining Public Records To Unearth Air Pollution

In this SEJ webinar, join California Newsroom reporter Molly Peterson and MuckRock data reporter Dillon Bergin to learn how to turn a question into an effective public records request; find the records you want and use them in your reporting; and see how you can use data from a recent investigation to scrutinize air pollution erased from the regulatory record near you. 1-2pm ET.

November 16, 2023

SEJ's 2024 Journalists' Guide to Environment + Energy

Watch the video recording of the 12th annual edition of the Journalists’ Guide to Environment + Energy on November 16, where leading environmental journalists from major news outlets predicted the top stories of the year ahead, David Byrne joined as our special guest, and the winner of the $10,000 Nina Mason Pulliam Award for Environmental Reporting was announced and presented live.

April 22, 2023

#SEJ2023 Plenary: Covering Gender and Environment Connections, at Home and Abroad

Join the livestream of this #SEJ2023 lunch plenary examining how can we accurately and sensitively cover the connections between climate and gender, and how they intersect in people’s lives, both here in the U.S. and abroad. Noon-2:00 p.m. MT.

April 21, 2023

#SEJ2023: Interior Secretary Deb Haaland Keynote and Q&A

Join the livestream of this #SEJ2023 discussion hosted by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland on how the Department is honoring Indigenous communities through co-stewardship and an emphasis on Indigenous Knowledge, employing nature-based solutions and investing in ecosystem restoration, and tackling the fundamental challenges of climate change. 3:45-4:45 a.m. MT.



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