Southwestern Photojournalism Conference Opens March 3

FORT WORTH, TX – The Southwestern Photojournalism Conference in Fort Worth, TX, will be held on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary beginning on March 3, 2006, and will run through March 5.

Southwestern Photojournalism Conference posterAn advertisement for the conference provided by the Seminary that ran in the January 2006 issue of News Photographer magazine on pages 21 and 43 listed an incorrect start date for the conference. The conference actually begins on March 3 rather than on March 2, as listed in the two display advertisements.

Dr. Gregory Tomlin, director of public relations for Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, asks for photojournalists to please note the change, and points out that further registration information is available at

Speakers this year include Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalists John White of the Chicago Sun-Times and David Leeson of the Dallas Morning News; 2005 POYi Photographer of the Year Michael Macor of the San Francisco Chronicle; Chicago Sun-Times photojournalist Bob Black; photojournalist Naomi Lasdon of Virginia Beach, VA; and Ken Irby, photojournalism sequence leader for The Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg, FL.

The conference is sponsored by Southwestern Seminary along with Southern Baptist photojournalists. Download an Acrobat .PDF file of the conference’s advertisement here.