Sneak preview: Midwinter Conference lineup
Monday, 19 November 2012 13:10


The Texas Press Midwinter Conference & Trade Show lineup is almost complete, and boy, have we got a show for you! With sessions on sales, photography, design and technology, there’s sure to be something on the itinerary for everyone. We have a terrific group of presenters this year. Let’s take a look at the speakers bureau:

Rick Farrell, president of Tangent Knowledge Systems, has nearly 25 years of experience in sales and business development. He’s worked with companies big and small to help identify performance gaps and increase the bottom line.

David Valdez is one of four living former U.S. presidential photographers. He served as the director of The White House Photo Office and personal photographer for former President George H.W. Bush.

Tom Williams is a partner at Haynes and Boone LLP with extensive experience in media law matters. He has represented numerous publishing and broadcasting companies in Texas.

Tim Waltner is the publisher of the Freeman (S.D.) Courier. He recently received the Eugene Cervi award from The International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors for a career of outstanding public service through community journalism.

Certified Speaking Professional Peggy Morrow has been helping organizations and businesses improve their customer service for more than 28 years through training.

And last but not least, Marshall Ramsey is an editorial cartoonist whose work has appeared in USA Today, Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune and more.

This year, the biggest event in the Texas newspaper industry will be held Jan. 17-19, 2013, at The Westin Galleria Houston, in the city’s Uptown District. Don’t miss out! Register now.


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