National Association of Hispanic Journalists Convention Schedule

Jun 13, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Most events take place at the Fort Worth (Texas) Convention Center.

Tuesday, June 14

8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Exhibitor

registration, Fort Worth Convention Center

7 p.m.-9 p.m.: NAHJ Town Hall Latino Cultural Center (Dallas)

Wednesday, June 15

8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Registration

8 a.m.-5 p.m.: Exhibit setup

8 a.m.-2 p.m.: NAHJ inaugural golf tournament, Golf Club at Fossil Creek, Fort Worth

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Media training series (all-day workshops)

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Opening plenary, Bass Hall for the

Performing Arts

8 p.m.-10:30 p.m.: Opening reception, Modern Art Museum

Thursday, June 16

8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Registration

9 a.m.-5 p.m.: Media & Career Expo

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Plenary session

10:45 a.m.-noon: Super sessions

Noon-2 p.m.: Newsmaker luncheon

2 p.m.-5 p.m.: Workshops

5 p.m.-7 p.m.: Media receptions

6:30 p.m.-1 a.m.: Steppin’ Out @ the Stockyards: Charreada at Cowtown Coliseum, Billy Bob’s Texas

Friday, June 17

8 a.m.-6 p.m.: Registration

8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Sports task force breakfast

9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.: Media and Career Expo

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.: Super sessions

Noon: Expo box luncheon

Noon: NAHJ membership assembly/regional caucuses

1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Workshops

2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.: Children’s news reporting workshop, Museum of Science and History

5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.: Media receptions

5 p.m.-8 p.m.: Exhibit hall breakdown

7 p.m.: NAHJ family night with the Texas Rangers, Ameriquest Field

8 p.m.-2 a.m.: Downtown pub crawl

Saturday, June 18

9 a.m.-noon: Registration

9 a.m.-2 p.m.: Exhibit hall breakdown

9 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Super sessions

10:30 a.m.: NAHJ family picnic at Six Flags Over Texas

10:45 a.m.-noon: Workshops

6 p.m.-7:30 p.m.: Silent auction reception

7:30 p.m.-midnight: Hall of Fame Gala & El Gran Baile, Fort Worth Convention Center

Special Events

Golf Tournament

Wednesday, June 15

  • NAHJ’s inaugural tournament to benefit NAHJ’s scholarship and educational programs,

    Golf Club at Fossil Creek,

    Fort Worth.

    Opening Reception

    Wednesday, June 15

  • The convention officially kicks off at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth.

    Steppin’ Out

    @ the Stockyards

    Thursday, June 16

  • Reception at Cowboy Hall of Fame followed by two-steppin’, mechanical-bull riding and armadillo racing at Billy Bob’s Texas.

    Media & Career Expo

    Box Luncheon

    Friday, June 17

  • Networking among reporters, editors, producers and


    Downtown Pub Crawl

    Friday, June 17

  • A visit to three pubs in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square.

    Silent Auction Reception

    Saturday, June 18

  • All proceeds benefit the Rub%E9;n Salazar Scholarship Fund and educational programs.

    Hall of Fame Gala, El Gran Baile

    Saturday, June 18

  • NAHJ Hall of Fame induction and grand fiesta.