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Susys200

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Review for Journalism And Women Symposium, Columbia, MO, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Even in this economy, I would not miss the annual JAWS meeting. This group not only provides education, information and mentoring to members, it also keeps me up to date on issues and opportunities within the industry. It gives us training that helps us do our jobs better and allows us to learn practical dos and don'ts from people who have done it all. I put together my first video online at JAWS, loaded up my tweetdeck and started a Facebook page.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I've met a variety of amazing women in journalism who have mentored me, recommended me for jobs and freelance assignments. I've hired women as a result of JAWS and been hired as a result of JAWS. It also has kept me informed about key issues within the industry.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Wish it had a broader funding base to allow it to grow.

Role:  Volunteer & I's a former president and board member. I have donated and volunteered in various capacities. .