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It’s an all-new SABEW Spring Conference where we’ll focus on the future of business news. You can count on big ideas and Ted-style talks, hands-on skills development and more time for member networking. It’s like nothing we’ve ever done. We promise you’ll go back to your newsrooms with plenty to share and use.

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Conference chairs are Lisa Gibbs, global business editor, Associated Press and Beth Hunt, director, editorial recruiting and development, American City Business Journals.

For sponsor or exhibitor information contact Renee McGivern.

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Friday, April 28 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
How Drawing Pictures Can Make You a Better Journalist

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Explore how the art of storytelling can begin with… art. In this hands-on session, Leah Kohlenberg, a former journalist and founder of The Roaming Studio, will lead you through a drawing exercise  — yes, even those of you who say "I can’t draw” — and demonstrate how stirring your creative juices helps you report and tell better stories. She’s been doing this with news organizations and academic environments for a couple of years now, researching it along the way. Her early conclusion: It really works!

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Leah Kohlenberg

Artist and journalist, The Roaming Studio
Leah Kohlenberg is an artist and journalist. She is the founder of The Roaming Studio and teaches both live and Skype art classes and workshops.  She is also a freelance writer/editor/news producer and has worked for Salon.com, the Asian Wall Street Journal, ABCNEWS.com, MSNBC.com... Read More →

Friday April 28, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm PDT
Cascade Ballroom II The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98101