Join us Feb. 23 for the journalism conference created by students, for students.

Now in its third year, The Next Edition is a daylong student journalism conference featuring panels and workshops led by professionals who run the gamut of today’s media industry. Learn from the best, hone your skills and meet your future colleagues. If you’re itching to take your first step into the industry, this is the place to be.


Tickets are available now for $15. Get them on Eventbrite.

Tickets will also be available on site.


To learn about each speaker and/or to see their recent work, click on the speaker’s name. Speakers with an asterisk next to their name are alumni of The Daily Free Press.

9:30am: Registration

10-10:45am: Morning Keynote

11am-Noon: Real Talk: How Young Journalists Navigate Their Careers

12-12:30pm: Lunch

12:45-1:45pm: Deep Dive: Investigating Stories On Every Beat

1:50-2:50pm: Freelancing 101

  • Allison Hagan
  • Katherine J. Igoe
  • Jaimie Seaton
  • Meghan Nesmith

3-4pm: Workshops

4-4:30pm: Networking Reception

  • Participating organizations will be announced soon. 


The conference is at WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Ave., Boston. Onsite parking is limited; attendees are encouraged to take public transportation. The closest MBTA stop is St. Paul Street, on the Green Line.