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The National Editors and Writers Conference (NEWS) is an annual two-day event presented by Express Media for students editors, publishers and contributors across Australia.

Over two days, Express Media presents a jam-packed line-up of workshops, panels, presentations about everything it takes to put a student publication together. Participants learn the nitty-gritty of publishing and editing from the best in the business, including journalists, writers, media professionals and former editors, and have the chance to network with editors from around Australia.

It is the only formal professional development opportunity for newly-appointed student media editors, and equips new editors and writers for their year ahead.

Registration for The 2020 National Editors and Writers Conference (NEWS) costs $25 and includes membership to Express Media (normally $25) and a copy of Voiceworks. Plus, the first ten participants to register will also receive a free one-year print subscription to Voiceworks (normally $60).

Please note: If you or your guests have any accessibility requirements or requests for this event, please notify us via your trybooking purchase.

A week before the event, we’ll contact you to confirm that we’ve received and can accommodate your requirements. If you’d like to request Auslan interpretation, please contact us by 13th January 2020. If you haven’t heard from us three days before the event, feel free to contact us to ensure we have received your request.

For more information, or to further discuss your accessibility needs with us, call us on 03 9094 7887 – or email creativeproducer@expressmedia.org.au

The 2020 NEWS Conference is presented from 8.30am – 5pm, Monday January 27 and Tuesday January 28 at RMIT University, 124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne. Book your spot now.