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June 24, 2016
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In this newsletter:


*Joanne Bamberger will be a featured speaker at this year’s Politicon in Los Angeles, June 25-26.

*A collection of Mary Curtis’ columns won second place in the Green Eyeshade Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists.

*Jackie Frank started a new job as policy and public affairs manager at Global Communities.

*Christina Hoag’s debut novel, “Skin of Tattoos,” a literary thriller set in L.A.'s gang world, is being released this summer.

*Lottie Joiner, co-regional captain in Washington, D.C., participated in “THREAD at Yale: Storytelling in Modern Media.”

*Carole Ashkinaze Kay participated in the Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event.

*Alice Ollstein was elected to the board of the Society of Professional Journalists’ D.C. Chapter.

*Marina Villeneuve, the 2016 CAMP co-chair, is settling in to her new job covering Maine state government for The Associated Press.
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President’s Letter: Support the annual crowdfunding campaign for our fellows

By Sandra Fish, JAWS President

October may be months away, but the JAWS board and staff are working tirelessly to ensure that our annual Conference and Mentoring Program, aka CAMP, is filled with great programming.

Read more here.

Calling all JAWS authors!

By Joanne Bamberger, Books & Browse Coordinator

Are you always on the lookout for ways to promote your recent book project or ways to connect with other authors? The JAWS Conference and Mentoring Project (CAMP) is the perfect place to do that!

Read more here.

Storify of #JAWS16 tweet chat on CAMP programming

Learn about the upcoming programming schedule, speakers and conference theme.

Read more here.

One fellow’s experience

By Georgia Dawkins, JAWS Board Member

Two years ago, more than 200 women welcomed me and the other 2014 fellows into this sisterhood.

Read more here.

Board member blog post: The JAWS Marketplace is coming soon to a digital device near you

By Pamela Moreland, JAWS Board Member

In a world when goods and services are at your fingertips 24/7, isn’t it time that you’re to be able to order JAWS gear anytime, anywhere, from any mobile device?

Read more here.

Operations Director Corner

By Roxanne Foster, JAWS Operations Director

Please join me in welcoming these newest members. If your membership is past due, please renew! You’re an important part of the JAWS network, and we’d like to keep you connected. If you have questions or concerns about JAWS, please feel free to call (720-722-3569) or email. My office hours are Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 4 p.m., MT.

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