Big East Basketball Tournament - $49
Students enrolled in the hands-on New York Sports Preconvention Workshop will have the opportunity to cover the Big East basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden. Each day, the group will meet to plan the day’s coverage, as well as critique the previous days’ work. Sports professionals will also meet with students to talk about the demands of tournament coverage and the best ways for journalists to maximize their coverage while finding hidden stories. Following that day’s games, students will produce content for publication on the convention website.

Presented by: Joe Gisondi and Gary Metzker

A 9/11 Deep Dive - $49
Come to this workshop with New York City journalists who were in their early 20s when 9/11 happened to understand this history and its impact on the US and world. Join Clemente Lisi, then of The New York Post, and Paul Glader, then of The Wall Street Journal, for an off-site special workshop at The King’s College a few blocks from the World Trade Center. The session includes a walk to the 9/11 Memorial in lower Manhattan.
Presented by Paul Glader and Clemente Lisi, The King’s College

Leading, Managing and (Almost) Everything in Between - $49
Let's learn the ways leadership and management are different. how to encourage leadership action across the entire staff, and making the tough calls with poise.

Presented by: Jackie Alexander

Podcasting - $49
In this pre-con session, we will be discussing how to start your own podcast and covering topics such as planning and pitching ideas, recording tools, interview prep, introductory audio mixing, and how to distribute and market your podcast.

Presented by: Carson Cornelius

Law of the Student Press - $49
This pre-convention workshop covers an overview of censorship, libel, invasion of privacy, copyright, access to records and meetings and reporter's privilege presented by Student Press Law Center's resident legal experts.

Presented by: SPLC staff attorney Jonathan Gaston-Falk