Author and Pulitzer-Prize winner Rick Bragg, blogger Javacia Harris Bowser, broadcasters Ryan Fowler and Donna Francavilla, public relations professionals Ike Pigott and Cynthia Price, political commentator Natalie Davis, travel writer Annette Thompson, and copyright attorney India Vincent will conduct workshops for media professionals from around the U.S. In addition, retired Circuit Court Judge Helen Shores Lee, former policewoman-turned-writer T.K. Thorne and veteran reporter Tom Gordon will reflect on covering racially charged events, while Nashville novelist Stuart Englert, Birmingham-based journalist Carolanne Griffith Roberts, watchdog journalist Virginia Martin and grant writer Herb Patterson will offer professional tips in their respective fields. Save $50 by signing up before the July 24 early bird deadline. For more information, go to https://nfpw.org and click on “conference.