The California Press Foundation’s 146th Annual Winter Meeting will be held in person from 10 a.m- 5 p.m on Dec. 1 at the Residence Inn by Marriott in Berkeley, California. Tickets include program, deluxe lunch buffet and Friday evening reception.
Securing the future of journalism is more important than ever. During the meeting you will hear how Cal Press is actively working to enrich and grow California’s news gathering ecosystem by encouraging inclusivity, collaboration and the ongoing support of quality journalism education.
Join us and connect with like-minded individuals, potential collaborators, and supporters who share a passion for sustaining the integrity and impact of journalism throughout California.
Panel discussion of former Cal Press Interns who are now working in the industry.
Robin Epley is an opinion writer for The Sacramento Bee, with a focus on Sacramento County politics. She was born and raised in Sacramento, was a member of the Chico Enterprise-Record’s Pulitzer Prize-finalist team for coverage of the Camp Fire, and is a graduate of Chico State. Robin received a Cal Press Internship Grant in 2010.
Cresencio Rodriguez-Delgadois KVPR's News Director. Prior to joining the station's news department in 2022, he was a reporter for PBS NewsHour and The Fresno Bee. Cresencioreceived a Cal Press Internship Grant in 2017.
Alexis Terrazas took over as El Tecolote’s editor-in-chief in June of 2014. A San Francisco native with extensive experience, both as a reporter and as an editor, he was awarded a Peninsula Press Club Herb Caen scholarship in 2006, before going on to study journalism at San Francisco State University. While at State he earned many journalism awards and did some writing for El Tecolote. He graduated in 2010 and began work for the San Francisco Examiner as a sports writer.
12:00 p.m-12:30 p.m.
Learn about how we are committed toFunding the Future of Journalismin California. You'll hear about what today's Cal Press is all about, as we look back at where we've been and where we are headed as an organization.
12:30 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Assemblywoman Buffy Wicks (D-Oakland), co-author of AB 886, the California Journalism Preservation Act.
1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m.
Dr. Paulette Brown-Hinds and Community Foundation Panel: Financial support of local journalism. The future of journalism relies on diverse revenue models. Look ahead as we discuss financial support of local journalism with a Community Foundation Panel. *Panelist details to come*
1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.
Celebrate with us as one of our partner projects, theJournalism Education Collaborative, a statewide database which aims to connect journalism educators and students to the industry, shares exciting advancements in the project.