October 6-8, 2022
Reserve Organization of America, Washington, D.C.
#MoreVetsInNews
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About #MVJ2022

Join Us For The Second Annual Military Veterans in Journalism Convention!

The #MVJ2022 Convention and Career Fair is the preeminent experience for the journalism world to put #MoreVetsInNews. This year’s annual gathering will be our first ever in-person convention. October 6-8, 2022 journalists, non-profit professionals, newsroom leaders, and other supporters of newsroom diversity will gather in Washington, D.C. to share, learn and connect with each other while focusing on supporting the under-represented community of military veterans in journalism.

Call for Session Pitches Now Open!

The call for sessions is now open until 11:59pm PT on Friday, July 8, 2022, for the Military Veterans in Journalism 2022 Convention scheduled for October 6 – 8, 2022.


Click below to fill out the submission form.

Become A Member of Our Community

Early Bird Tickets now available until August 31, 2022!

Don’t Wait!

Early Bird Non-Members

$75

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  • Regular pricing after 8/31
    $100

Early Bird Members

$50

350/499

  • Regular pricing after 8/31
    $75

Book your hotel!

A hotel room block is reserved for #MVJ2022 at Generator DC for $209/night from Wednesday October 5 to Monday October 10.

 

To book a room, please follow this link or call the hotel directly at (202) 332-9300 and mention the Military Veterans in Journalism Room Block to the reservations agent.

 

All rooms are King rooms. To request a Twin room with 2 beds, please book your room and then contact Anne at [email protected] or call her directly at 202-448-1571 to request a change to a twin room.

 

All reservations must be made by Thursday, September 7.

 

Parking is available for an additional $40 per day.

Past Sponsors

Military Veterans in Journalism relies on sponsorships to support veterans in their post-military careers and to bring greater diversity into America’s newsrooms. We need your help to make this event happen. It will make a substantial impact on the lives of the veterans working to follow their passion in media and serve their countries again, as journalists. Your participation will demonstrate your company’s commitment to diversity.

News Organizations

Educational Supporters

Non-Profit Organizations

Additional Sponsors

FAQ

The main convention will take place at the Reserve Organization of America located in Washington D.C. There will also be off-premise events and receptions available to attendees throughout October 6-8.

Early Bird Tickets are $50 for MVJ members, and cost $75 for non-members. After 8/31, each ticket price rises by $25.  Register early and save! If you’d like to sponsor any registrations and/or travel accommodations, please contact [email protected]

We will make a limited portion of the program available virtually. Details will be announced at a later date.

We really want to experience this together in-person for live sessions, but you may email [email protected] to request a video of a missed session.

Before collecting a convention badge, all exhibitors and attendees will be required to demonstrate compliance with ONE of two options:

Provide proof of vaccination OR

Provide negative results of a COVID-19 PCR test administered in the prior 72 hours OR

Wearing a face mask during the event is optional. This policy is subject to change.

Individuals who fall within any of the categories below should not participate in in-person 2022 Convention events. By attending a MVJ event, you certify that you do not fall into any of the following categories:

Individuals who are not fully vaccinated (or who have not had a confirmed case of COVID-19 within the last 90 days) AND have come into close contact with someone with COVID-19 within 5 full days preceding the 2022 Convention; or
 

Individuals who have a positive viral test for COVID-19 within 5 full days preceding the 2022 Convention, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms; or
 

Individuals with current symptoms of COVID-19 or who have had COVID-19 symptoms within 5 full days preceding the 2022 Convention, including people who are awaiting test results or have not been tested.

In-person participants, exhibitors, and vendors agree to self-monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19 during and immediately after the event and withdraw from convention participation promptly if they experience any symptoms. Additionally, participants should contact MVJ at [email protected] if they experience symptoms or test positive for COVID-19 within fourteen (14) days of attending the 2022 Convention.

By registering as an exhibitor or attendee, and by attending the 2022 Convention, you agree to adhere to and be bound by the COVID-19 practices and requirements, including any changes or modifications, announced and implemented by MVJ for the 2022 Convention.