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2017 Society for Features Journalism conference

“Success Stories” is the theme of the 2017 Society for Features Journalism ( annual conference, which will showcase journalism tools and advice that can help today’s journalist succeed.
Taking place Sept. 27-30 in Kansas City, Missouri, the conference’s speakers include Robb Armstrong of “Jump Start“ (an Andrews McMeel syndicate), who will talk about how he went from a college student at Syracuse University with a comic strip to becoming a nationally syndicated cartoonist; Candice Millard, a bestselling author and journalist who will share how to dive deep into stories no one else has told; and Lynden Steele, assistant managing editor for photography at The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, on life after winning the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for coverage of the Ferguson protests.
The conference will also feature a tract for college journalism students who want to get advice from and network with professionals.

Kathy Lu
Assistant Managing Editor/Features
1729 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, Mo. 64108
Twitter: @kathyluwho