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A message from Dan Lamont

Hello Colleagues:

I am hoping you can help get the word out about a visual journalism retreat called Collaborations for Cause to be held in Langley on Whidbey Island May 4 and 5. It is a benefit for the Blue Earth Alliance, which supports documentary photography about social and environmental issues. This will be a great opportunity to explore new ways to do great photojournalism in the age of “new media”.Collaborations for Cause 2012 400x191 Collaborations for Cause

Collaborations for Cause is a unique two day event bringing together media producers, journalists, photographers, non-profit executives, funding organizations, corporate communications and PR professionals, educators, students and engaged citizens to share skills, strategies and techniques critical to successful cause-driven communication in today’s rapidly evolving new media environment.

The event, being held May 4th and 5th in lovely Langley Washington, on Whidbey Island, has been created by the non-profit Blue Earth Alliance which supports documentary story telling about social and environmental issues. It is produced by the Langley Center for New Media. The University of Washington Master of Communication in Digital Media program is the retreat’s academic partner.

To register go to http://www.blueearth.org/community/collaborations.cfm or http://www.langleynewmedia.com/programs/journalism/collaborations/

Students get the special “early bird” rate regardless of registration date.

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Jordan Stead

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Jordan Stead is a photojournalist and recent graduate from Western Washington University with a major in visual journalism and a minor in environmental studies. He has interned and been affiliated with such companies as ZUMA Press, Seattle Magazine, The Bellingham Herald and The Skagit Valley Herald. His work – both in stills and video – has received national attention through awards with the National Press Photographers Association, the Society of Professional Journalists, Scripps Howard and the Washington Press Association. Aside from organizing the world into one rectangle at a time, Stead enjoys cold showers, hot vacations and temperate attitudes. Stead is currently at work in the King, Skagit and Whatcom counties of Washington state and is accepting photo and video assignments worldwide. References and clips available upon request. He can be reached at: [email protected] or on his cell: 206.326.0260 Website: http://www.jordanbstead.com/  

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