SEJ's 33rd Annual Conference • #SEJ2024 | Philadelphia, PA | April 3-7 • Contact



All information is subject to change.

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
Thursday, April 4, 2024
Friday, April 5, 2024
Saturday, April 6, 2024
Sunday, April 7, 2024

All sessions, as well as registration, exhibits and breaks, took place at one of the following (unless otherwise indicated):

It’s a two-block walk from the Sheraton to the Annenberg Center. Disabled attendees can hop on a golf cart between the two locations. Details here.

It’s critically important to SEJ to gather evidence on the impact of our work. So we’re tracking stories inspired by or informed by our conference in Philadelphia. The stories don’t have to be about Philly or Pennsylvania; they can be based on sources or ideas you got from being at the conference. Please help us to keep SEJ strong and share links, photos, copies of reporting generated or informed by this conference. Send your story links to Cindy MacDonald, SEJ’s Web content manager, to post on our multimedia coverage page. It’s never too late. Please send yours! Moderators, speakers, tour leaders: We also welcome resources, tipsheets, etc., from sessions or tours that you wish to share.



SEJ Welcomes the #SEJ2024 Diversity Fellows

Daniela Aguilar, La Historia and (Ecuador)
Eduardo Andrade, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (Brazil)
Erica Ayisi, Independent Journalist (Massachusetts)
Timmy Broderick, Independent Journalist (New York)
Keith Bryant, Spectrum News (California)
Ana Bueno, Univision 45 (Texas)
Yvette Cabrera, The Center for Public Integrity (California)
Yuen Yung Sherry Chan, The Initium (England)
Amber Chen, Independent Journalist (California)
Katherine Cheng, Global News (Canada)
Achref Chibani, Independent Journalist (Tunisia)
Tanvi Dutta Gupta, Independent Journalist (Singapore)
Najifa Farha, University of Montana
Celeste Gracia, North Carolina Public Radio, WUNC
Lauren Hines-Acosta, Chesapeake Bay Journal (Texas)
Terry Jones, Floodlight News (Louisiana)
Mia Maldonado, Idaho Capital Sun
Anusha Mathur, Student (California)
Marisa Meck, WABE 90.1 (Georgia)
Luis Joel Méndez González, Centro de Periodismo Investigativo (Puerto Rico)
Abdulkareem Mojeed, Premium Times (Nigeria)
Eman Mounir, Independent Journalist (Egypt)
Maria de los Angeles Ramírez Cabello, Independent Journalist (Venezuela)
María Ramos Pacheco, The Dallas Morning News (Texas)
Breanna Rittman, WMBD/WYZZ (Illinois)
Manola Secaira, CapRadio NPR (California)
Helina Selemon, New York Amsterdam News
Nimra Shahid, The Bureau of Investigative Journalism; Independent Journalist (England)
Aditi Tandon, Mongabay (India)
Mary Triny Zea Cornejo, Independent Journalist (Panama)
Amanda Zhou, The Seattle Times (Washington)
Sushmita, Independent Journalist (India)

In partnership with The Uproot Project:

The Uproot Project logoThe Uproot Project is a network for journalists of color who cover environmental issues, as well as students and others aspiring to cover this beat.

Uproot is dedicated to advancing the careers of journalists of color who’ve been historically underrepresented in this field. Uproot membership is currently free for journalists of color and we encourage you to sign up.

Funding for the #SEJ2024 Diversity Travel Fellowships is provided by MacArthur Foundation, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, The Pew Charitable Trusts, New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, Jay Letto and Dawn Stover, Beyond Petrochemicals, Deloitte, Ocean Conservancy, Ecolab, Environmental Defense Fund, Walton Family Foundation and individual donors to SEJ.

We need additional support to get all of the fellows to Philly. Please consider making a donation — in any amount — directly to the fellowship fund.

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As a journalism organization that believes in an open society, SEJ each year welcomes a diverse group of attendees to our annual conference. Attendees include representatives of business, government and environmental groups, as well as working journalists, academics and students.

Speakers, presentations, questions and responses do not necessarily reflect the views of SEJ or any of its members.

As our guest, please respect our interest in open discussions of environmental issues by respecting all participants in sessions you attend and not disrupting presentations of views you disagree with.

Please respect our rule that SEJ members are given preference during question-and-answer sessions.

 SEJ is committed to supporting a harassment-free environment at the conference. Please read our Anti-Harassment Policy, Code of Conduct for Live Events and Disclaimer.