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Upcoming Events for Journalists and Bloggers in June

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Welcome to Blogger Events, a monthly column of what’s happening in the blog world. If you have an event you’d like featured, reach out to the Beyond Bylines team via Twitter at @BeyondBylines.

Plan ahead and mark your calendars. These upcoming events for journalists and bloggers will cover a range of topics, including travel journalism, social media, investigative reporting and more.

Here's a look at what's coming up in the next few weeks.

June 4-8: IPW 2022

Travel journalists will head to Orlando for this year's in-person IPW, hosted by the U.S. Travel Association. The leading inbound travel trade show connects U.S. travel exhibitors with travel buyers and media to promote their products and negotiate future business. The Connect THRIVE Summit (focused on the LGBTQ+ travel market) and eTourism Summit will co-locate at IPW.

June 8-10: Social Shake-Up

For bloggers looking to better connect with audiences and grow brand awareness via social, check out the Social Shake-Up event. Attendees will learn "how and when to leverage emerging platforms, insights into how to approach the metaverse, ways to combat and prevent crises that emerge on social media" and more. The event will take place in Atlanta, Georgia.

June 20-24: Reach Readers Online

This four-part class will teach writers how to connect with readers online, especially on mobile devices. Page structure, headline writing and learning how not to bury the lede are among the topics that will be covered.

June 23-25: Craft + Commerce

After postponing the 2021 event, Craft + Commerce is planning a comeback for 2022 in Boise, Idaho. Online creators – bloggers, vloggers, photographers, freelancers and podcasters – will come together to share advice and learn how to make a living online. The conference is limited to 400 attendees, so register early.

June 23-26: IRE 2022

Register now for the in-person or virtual (June 23-25) conference from Investigative Reporters and Editors. The in-person event will take place in Denver, Colorado. Sessions will cover spreadsheet best practices, interview prep, diversity/inclusion, popular investigative reporting topics like energy and elections, cybersecurity, and much more.

July 7-23: Summit for Reporters and Editors

Apply now for Poynter's annual summit to help journalists thrive professionally and personally. Boost your skills in storytelling, interviewing, editing and more through one-on-one coaching and more than 20 hours of live instruction.



Rocky Parker

Rocky Parker is the Digital Content Lead at Cision and has been with the company since 2010. In addition to writing content for Beyond Bylines and the Cision blog, she works with journalists, bloggers, and content creators to create their targeted newsfeeds from PR Newswire for Journalists. Rocky also counsels on SEO and content writing best practices.