Texas Managing Editors

2022 convention schedule

Join us starting Friday, April 29 with an opening night reception at 7 p.m. at the NYLO Hotel, 1001 W. Royal Lane in Irving near DFW Airport, 5 minutes from the Toyota Music Factory and 8 miles from Grapevine Mills Mall and the Gaylord Texan Convention Center. All convention events will be held at the NYLO, a boutique hotel with an urban vibe.
9-p.m.-midnight: Hospitality Room
Saturday, April 30
Panel Discussions
9 a.m.: Combating the Assault on Student Media
Panelists: Kim Fox, Texas State University; Dan Malone, Tarleton State University; Valeria Olivares, higher education reporter, Dallas Morning News; Douglas Pils, Texas A&M University.
Moderator: Dino Chiecchi, Texas State University
10 a.m. Staff Recruiting and Retention in the Age of a Pandemic
Panelists: Andy Alford, Texas Tribune; Leona Allen Ford, Dallas Morning News; Yvonne Mintz, The Facts, Brazosport.
Moderator: Mizanur Rahman, Houston Chronicle
11 a.m. Opportunities in Rural Journalism in Texas
Staff, Rural Journalism Pipeline Project, the University of Texas
Moderator: Mede Nix, Dallas Morning News
Noon: Awards Luncheon
2-6 p.m. Free time
6 p.m. Reception and Silent Auction
7 p.m. Dinner, with recognition of the passing of Mike Cochran, past presidents and interns in the Buster Haas intern program.
More awards
Live auction
9 p.m.-? Hospitality Room
Sunday, May 1
8:30 a.m. AP report, Adam Causey
9 a.m. Nonprofit News in Texas: what to know about content and partnerships
Sewell Chan, Texas Tribune; Chris Cobler, Fort Worth Report; Leigh Munsil, San Antonio Report.
Moderator: Mede Nix
10 a.m.: Freedom of Information Issues in Texas
Tom Williams, Haynes and Boone, Fort Worth
Moderator: Didi Fuentes, IRE
11 a.m. (Tentative) Texas Reporters covering the Ukrainian War
Moderator: Dino Chiecchi, Texas State University
11:45 a.m.: Newsroom of the Year, Star of Star Headliners Awards
12:30 Adjourn
Don’t forget to register before the convention at https://www.txapme.com/.
The $250 registration fee pays for our costs to put on the convention, with the rest going to the Texas AME’s Buster Haas minority internship and scholarship program.
Make your reservations now at the NYLO by calling 972-373-8900 and ask for the Texas AME convention rate of $109 per night.

Submit convention registration fees here.