Thursday, August 11, 2016

Art of the Interview Panel and Workshop

When: Saturday, August 20 at 10 AM - 12 PM
200 E Picacho Ave, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88001

This free panel discussion and workshop on the Art of the Interview will help attendees refine their interviewing skills. Experienced reporters will discuss interviewing techniques, the importance of open-ended questions, interviewing for narrative details that will enrich your writing, and a few simple questions that nearly always result in a better story.

Panelists include:
Jamie Warren, KVIA-TV
Simon Thompson, KRWG-TV / KRWG-FM
Samantha Sonner, KRWG-TV / KRWG-FM
Damien Willis, Las Cruces Sun-News

Monday, April 11, 2016

LCPW Hosts Ana Castillo

Las Cruces Press Women to host Ana Castillo at Good Samaritan Society - Las Cruces Village on May 28, 2016, at 10 a.m. She will discuss her new book "Black Dove: Mama, Mijo & Me" which will be released on May 10. A members-only reception with Castillo will follow the event.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

2nd Annual Journalism on the Border

Saturday, Feb. 27, at 10:30 a.m.  at Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, 200 E. Picacho Ave.
We have some great speakers lined up.

  • Monica Ortiz-Uribe, Senior Field Correspondent for Fronteras
  • Lourdes Cardenas, bi-national journalist for a quarter century and current New Mexico State University Assistant Professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Hugo Perez, Assistant Professor at NMSU in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications, longtime award-winning news videographer on both sides of border
  • Zita Arocha, Senior Lecturer at University of Texas in El Paso in the Department of Communication, director of
  • Lauren Villagran, Border Bureau Chief of the Albuquerque Journal

We hope to see you all there for an interesting panel discussion on multimedia reporting in the borderland — challenges, triumphs, recent developments and more.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Coming Wednesday, December 10th!

Christmas is coming a bit early, Las Cruces! Join us Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at Good Samaritan just off Telshor to hear from and meet, not one, but two great authors--passing on their knowledge for researching and writing historical non-fiction!

The lessons they've learned are sure to help make us better writers and researchers. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving. Oh, and it's free--even better! Click on the photo for details. We'll see you in just three short weeks at 7 p.m. at Good Sam!

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Non-Fiction Writing Panel Coming in May!

Aaaaannnd we're back. After taking April off to plan, prepare and host the 2014 New Mexico Press Women conference in Las Cruces, we're back in business in May and hosting our latest panel: this one featuring published non-fiction authors sharing their knowledge and experience to make all of us better writers! Check out the flyer - and make plans to join us May 17th!