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We are looking for CMC14 attendees who will volunteer as writers and photographers to cover workshops and events at the 2014 Catholic Media Conference. Your coverage may be published in the Catholic Journalist and online at to provide a valuable summary for CPA members who could not make it to the conference.

Below is a sign up sheet listing workshops and events in chronological order. To sign up for coverage, click the "Edit This Page" link in the upper right corner of the page. You will be prompted to sign into your CPA member account. After you sign in, all of the text on this page will appear under the heading "Custom Page Content." Scroll down until you see the time slots in which you would like to volunteer. Enter your name and email, then click "Submit." You will see the changes you made right away.

If you a not a CPA member and you would like to help, email Bob Zyskowski, editor of the Catholic Journalist, to add your name to the schedule.

If you need your login information, please email Elise Freed-Brown.

If you would like to cover the Catholic Media Conference but are not yet registered, register today on our website.

For more information on the CMC14 schedule, visit


MC: Master Camp
E: Editorial/Design
A: Advertising/Business/Circulation
D: Digital Media
C: Communications
G: General Interest

Wednesday, June 18

 Event Time Writer's Name Writer's Email Photographer's Name Photographer's Email 
 MC-E: Photo Editing and Color Correction 9:00 am 

2 MC-E: Photography Practicum 9:00 am    
 MC-A: Developing your 60-sec. Elevator Speech 9:00 am    
 MC-D: Mobile Storytelling 1 9:00 am    
 MC-C: How to Defend the Faith without Raising Your Voice 9:00 am    
 MC-E: Tools and Tips for Experienced InDesign Users 1:00 pm    
 MC-E: Photography Practicum (cont.) 1:00 pm    
 MC-A: Tell your story and make your point 1:00 pm    
 MC-D: Mobile Storytelling 2 1:00 pm    
10  MC-C: How to Defend the Faith without Raising Your Voice (repeated) 1:00 pm    
11  Opening Mass 5:30 pm    
12  Welcome Reception & Dinner 7:00 pm    

Thursday, June 19

 Event Time Writer's NameWriter's EmailPhotographer's NamePhotographer's Email
 CPA Member Meeting 7:45 am     
 E: America Magazine with Father Matt Malone, S.J. 9:45 am    
 A: Marketing for Religious Magazines 9:45 am    
 D: Diocesan Publication Websites and the New Evangelization 9:45 am    
 G: Sports Journalism from the Athlete's Perspective 9:45 am    
 C: Getting Your Bishop on Twitter, and Keeping Him There 9:45 am    
 M: When the Game Stands Tall 9:45 am    
 A: Revenue from Pilgrimages 11:00 am    
 G: Plenary Session with Archbishop Celli 11:00 am    
10  Thursday Luncheon 12:15 pm    
11  E: " Be Not Afraid": Flexible Publishing in a Changing Media Landscape 2:00 pm    
12  A: Fundraising for Religious Publishers 2:00 pm    
13  D: The Art of Catholic Blogging 2:00 pm    
14  G: Reaching U.S. Latino Catholics 2:00 pm    
15  C: 30 things you can do now to save time, money and your sanity before your new bishop is named 2:00 pm    
16  M: When the Game Stands Tall 2:00 pm    
17  E: Catholic Fiction in Today's World 3:30 pm    
18  A: Trends in Digital Advertising 3:30 pm    
19  D: Best Practices in Social Media 3:30 pm    
20  G: Law and Catholic Social Theory: Religious Freedom, Immigration, and Same-Sex Marriage 3:30 pm    
21  C: Mentoring with Sally Oberski 3:30 pm    
22  M: Voices of Vatican II: Council Participants Remember 3:30 pm    
23  Mass 5:30 pm    

Friday, June 20

 Event Time Writer's Name Writer's Email Photographer's Name Photographer's Email 
 E: Egan Journalism Fellows Panel: Covering the Work of the Church in the Developing World 9:00 am    
 A: Are You New to Ad Sales? Best Practices for a Terrific Ad Department 9:00 am    
 D: Social Media Stewardship Panel: How best to use your time, talent and treasure 9:00 am    
 C: Apologetics and the news media: Explaining the pope and the Church to a mass audience 9:00 am    
 G: Spirituality and Film 9:00 am    
 M: The Blood and the Rose 9:00 am    
 E: News Design: A look at news design principles and practices 10:45 am    
 A: Ar You Afraid of Ad Design? Best Practices for Terrific Print and Online Ad Design 10:45 am    
 D: How/why/when to use Tumblr 10:45 am    
10  G: Father Richard Ho Lung, founder of Missionaries of the Poor 10:45 am    
11  G: Preparing for a 2015 World Meeting of Families Pilgrimage 10:45 am    
12  Friday Luncheon 12:00 pm    
13  E: 25 Design Things They Say You Can't Do But Your Really Can . . . And Three You Really Can't 1:45 pm    
14  A: How to Build an Effective Media Kit 1:45 pm    
15  D: Patheos Panel: How to Blog About Faith without Losing Your Soul 1:45 pm    
15  C: Roundtable Discussion with Communication Directors 1:45 pm    
16  Eastern Regional Roundtable  3:15 pm    
17  Southern Regional Roundtable 3:15 pm    
18  Western Regional Roundtable 3:15 pm    
19  Midwestern Regional Roundtable 3:15 pm    
20  Memorial Mass 5:00 pm    
21  Press Awards Reception 6:30 pm    
22  Press Awards Banquet 7:00 pm    

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