National Press Club

NPCJI Election Bootcamp: Covering Conventions

May 31, 2016

About This Video

Run time: 80 minutes

With the Republicans meeting in Cleveland and the Democrats in Philadelphia, the National Press Club’s Journalism Institute focused on covering national party conventions as part of its series of Campaign Boot Camp programs.

Get tips from veteran journalists about how to find stories inside and outside the convention hall, and find out from the House Press Gallery staff about logistics surrounding credentials.

The panel is:

  • Justin Supon, deputy director of the House Press Gallery
  • David Lightman, national political correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers
  • essica Wehrman, Washington correspondent for the Columbus Dispatch

Herb Jackson, Washington correspondent for The Record newspaper in North Jersey and chairman of the professional development committee of the club, moderated.