#PMJA2024 Washington, DC!

NPR HQ - conference venue

Join your public radio colleagues at NPR HQ in Washington, DC June 5 - 7, 2024 for #PMJA2024: LOCAL NEWS, STRONG DEMOCRACY!

We want to focus attention on how local news plays a vital role in strengthening democracy and build the capacity of public media journalists as they cover the 2024 elections.

"Local News, Strong Democracy" is about informing and engaging communities while building trust and understanding. It is a call to hold candidates, elected officials and institutions accountable while combating misinformation and disinformation.  It aims to amplify the voices of marginalized groups.


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Venue & Hotel

The Morrow Hotel

Clear your calendar because you won't want to miss the amazing facilities at 
NPR HQ located at 1111 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC.


The Morrow is sold out!

To help out, we've created the Slack channel #pmja2024-dc-at-npr specifically for attendees to connect and potentially find roommates!

Here's how it can work for you:

  • Looking for a roommate? Post a message in the #pmja2024-dc-at-npr channel with your details (arrival/departure dates, preferred hotel area, budget, etc.).
  • Have an extra space? Let others know in the channel if you're open to sharing your room.

By working together, we can make #PMJA2024 more affordable and ensure everyone who wants to attend can!

PMJA welcomes conference attendees whether they’re at the start of their career journey or are already established in the field. 

You'll meet and connect with public media professionals representing stations of all shapes and sizes from around the nation.  Attendees include:

  • News Directors 
  • Reporters
  • Producers
  • Hosts
  • Editors
  • Content Directors
  • Audience Engagement specialists
  • General Managers
  • And others supporting the field like freelancers, educators, consultants and vendors
Who attends

Need help convincing your boss to send you to #PMJA2024?  Here's a handy guide to help you make the case.

#PMJA2024 Sponsors

  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    Corporation for Public Broadcasting
    401 9th St NW
    Washington, DC 20004
  • National Public Radio
    National Public Radio
    1111 N Capitol St.
    Washington, DC 20002
  • Google News Initiative
    Google News Initiative
  • Knight Foundation
    Knight Foundation
    2850 Tigertail Ave. Suite 600
    Miami, FL 33133
  • Report For America
    Report For America
    10 Guest Street
    Boston, MA 02135
  • SciLine
    1200 New York Avenue Northwest
    Washington, District of Columbia 20005-3928
  • Podfly
  • Current
    4400 Massachusetts Avenue Northwest Suite LL05
    Washington, DC 20016-8122
    United States