May 17, 2019
The PNA Foundation is excited to be offering the annual Pennsylvania Press Conference that brings together hundreds of editors, reporters and broadcasters to learn and to celebrate!
This year’s event is being held at The Hilton Harrisburg, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101, on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Society of News Editors (PSNE), the Pennsylvania Associated Press Media Editors (PAPME), the Pennsylvania Women’s Press Association (PWPA) and the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), a slate of timely sessions with top notch speakers will be offered.
Program schedule includes:
There will also be several awards celebrations to round out the weekend, beginning with PAPME’s Annual Awards Banquet on Friday evening. PWPA will hold their Annual Awards Luncheon on Saturday with guest speaker Lisa Gibbs. Gibbs is the director of news partnerships at The Associated Press and the newsroom’s point person on AP’s automation and artificial intelligence strategy group. SPJ has scheduled their Awards Reception for Saturday, just prior to the PNA Foundation and PSNE’s Keystone Press Awards Reception and Keystone Press Awards Banquet to close out the weekend of celebration.
Overnight room reservations are available at The Hilton Harrisburg for $142, plus taxes. Please mention group code PNA19 when calling the hotel at (717) 233-6000, or make your reservation online through our special group link, by April 26. View hotel details here.
Registration deadline is May 10.
Hotel reservation deadline is April 26.