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May 25, 2016
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*Joanne Bamberger’s book “Love Her, Love Her Not: The Hillary Paradox Book” won the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award Prize in Women's Issues.

*Melissa Batchelor Warnke will be the editorial page intern at the Los Angeles Times this summer.

*Alice Driver published a personal essay at Oxford American on fracking and the environment in Arkansas.

*Dawn Garcia will be the next director of the JSK Journalism Fellowships.

*Rita Henley Jensen accepted the Iconic Thought Leader of the Decade in Media Award from the Women Forum.  

*Rachele Kanigel launched “The Diversity Style Guide.”

*Celeste Katz is co-hosting a new podcast, “Special Relationship,” with The Economist. She'll discuss the venture at Politicon 2016.

*Linda Kramer Jenning was given the Outstanding Faculty Award for the Georgetown Master of Professional Studies in Journalism program.

*Adrienne Samuels Gibbs is the new interim senior editor of Newcity.

*Fernanda Santos released her first book, “The Fire Line.”

*Lauren M. Whaley will be a Knight Science Journalism fellow.
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President’s Letter: Bring a JAWS Leadership Workshop to your region

By Sandra Fish, JAWS President

We all want to succeed in our careers.

Read more here.

Board member blog post: Build leadership skills with JAWS board

By Angela Greiling Keane, JAWS Board Member

I joined an amazing group of women one recent weekend in Washington to hear from the talented Jill Geisler about honing leadership skills.

Read more here.

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Conference meetups

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE): June 16-19, New Orleans

Public News Radio Directors Inc: June 24-25, St. Louis; email member Shula Neuman

Here are more conferences to look forward to in 2016.

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CAMP 2016

Operations Director Corner

By Roxanne Foster, JAWS Operations Director

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