Hank Stuever headlines NMPW’s 60th anniversary conference

Over the past 60 years we’ve won many battles for freedom of the press and equal rights and seen a metamorphis in the media landscape. Yet the business of communication — of storytelling — is in many ways the same.

New Mexico Press Women preserves this legacy while helping us adapt to technological and cultural changes and welcoming new members to the profession. Please join us in celebrating NMPW’s 60th anniversary at the annual conference Friday, April 16-Saturday, April 17, at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown.

The conference features keynote speaker Hank Stuever, an award-winning pop culture writer for the Washington Post’s Style section, where he has worked for the past decade. He is currently the paper’s television critic. He has also been a reporter for newspapers in Albuquerque and Austin, and has twice been named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in feature writing. Stuever is the author of “Off Ramp,” an essay collection, and “Tinsel,” a nonfiction book about Christmas. He has appeared on Today, The View, The Early Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, MSNBC and National Public Radio. He lives in Washington, D.C.

To register, send a check payable to NMPW along with your name, business affiliation, member status, mailing address, e-mail address and which event(s) you plan to attend to:
Sandy Schauer, NMPW Treasurer
P.O. Box 1054
Los Lunas, NM 87031-1054

Full Conference Registration:
Member: Midnight Special (by Feb. 15) — $130
Member: Early Bird (by March 26) — $145
Member: Full Fare — $160
Non-member: Early Bird (by March 26) — $160
Non-member: Full Fare — $180
Full-Time Students — $75

Awards Banquet and Keynote:
Early Bird (March 26) — $45
Full Fare — $55

Saturday only: $110

Breakfast only: $20

Zia lunch only: $25

Per workshop: $30

Registration will be accepted no later than April 9.

Rooms at the Sheraton are available at a discount rate of $99 (plus tax) per night for a single or double room for reservations made by 5 p.m. on March 25. After that date, standard rates will apply.

To receive the discounted conference rate, call 1-800-252-7772 and request the “Press Women” rate. For more information about amenities at the Sheraton Albuquerque Uptown, visit http://sheratonabq.com (the discount is not available with online reservations).

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New Mexico Press Women (NMPW), organized in 1950, is an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women. It is an organization of professional journalists and communicators that promotes the highest ethical standards while looking to the future in professional development, networking and protecting First Amendment rights.

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