35th Annual AJHA Convention
St. Petersburg  |   Oct. 6-8, 2016

Convention contacts

Convention Coordinator
Caryl Cooper

Registration Coordinator
Ken Ward

Program Coordinator
Dianne Bragg

Convention hosts

Fred Blevens
Berrin Beasley
Bernell Tripp
Kimberly Voss

Convention sponsors

Reception sponsors

General convention sponsors

St. Petersburg in 1910 (from a postcard)

"The Sunshine City" of St. Petersburg welcomed the American Journalism Historians Association for its 35th annual convention.

In addition to research paper presentations and panel discussions covering the gamut of mass communication history topics, the conference featured several special events, including a tour of historic sites in the Tampa Bay area and recognition of journalists from the host community.

Learn more about the special events as well as individual sightseeing and dining options using the menu to the left.

Convention Coordinator Caryl Cooper's welcome letter will orient you to the convention.

You also can explore the host region at the following sites:
City of St. Petersburg
Tampa Bay Times
Visit St. Petersburg Clearwater
Visit Tampa Bay

Latest Convention News

Thanks to all who assisted in planning the Oklahoma City convention and to all who attended. We look forward to seeing you Oct. 12-14, 2017 in Little Rock.

Tweeting about the convention? Use the hashtag #AJHA16

Online registration is closed. Attendees still may register on site (cash or check only).

Three outstanding Florida journalists will be honored during the convention: two at the opening reception and one at the Donna Allen Luncheon. See the Events page.

The Awards Committee, Blanchard Prize Committee, Book Awards Committee, and American Journalism academic journal have named the recipients of several accolades to be presented during the convention. See the Awards page for more details.

The full schedule of presenters and events is available now, along with paper and panel abstracts. Visit the Program page.

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