Atlanta in Spring!

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Important: March 13th is Early Bird deadline (get the lowest registration rate of $395) and hotel room cut off.

Thursday highlight: Black History tour – Free!

Plan to arrive Wednesday night, April 4 and take part in a Black History tour of historic sites on Thursday, April 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The tour includes a the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center with a visit to the crypts of Coretta and Dr. King, Ebenezer Baptist Church, the Visitor's Center, Gift Shop, and Dr. King's Birth Home followed by a drive through downtown Atlanta past Atlanta University Center which includes Clark Atlanta University, Spelman College, Morehouse College, and the Morehouse School of Medicine.

Wilbur Awards

The convention also includes the Wilbur Awards dinner, recognizing coverage of religion and values in the secular media. Check out the list of winners here – ranging from The Washington Post Magazine to 60 Minutes to BuzzFeed News.

Workshop | Communication techniques track – Meet former Wilbur Award winner John Blake

Enhancing Your Story With Digital Media

Award winning CNN journalist John Blake and two of his CNN digital media colleagues – Matt Gannon and Nick Scott, photographers and videographers – to provide insights learned from their work producing long-form online content enhanced with photos and video. Blake will use his work that has appeared on CNN and to share tips and behind-the-scenes details about covering religion and race in America.

John BlakeJohn Blake (@JohnBlakeCNN)is a CNN Enterprise writer/producer and writes about race, religion, politics, and other topics. He has been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, the Associated Press, and The American Academy of Religion and is the author of Children of the Movement. He won Wilbur Awards in 2013 and 2016.

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Read about all the Convention speakers and schedule.

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