Jemele Hill to be keynote speaker during AWSM 2024 digital convention

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AWSM Board

The Association for Women in Sports Media is hosting a digital convention in June that will feature training and networking opportunities for members from coast to coast.

We're thrilled to announce award-winning multi-platform journalist and innovator Jemele Hill will be joining us as our keynote speaker to kick off the convention on Saturday, June 1.

AWSM will hold a wide range of workshops on June 1 and June 8. Convention sessions will begin at 12 p.m. EST / 9 a.m. PST. On June 5, AWSM will host its annual job fair starting at 12 p.m. EST / 9 a.m. PST.

Hill will help open #AWSM2024, sharing her unique journey with our members. She worked as an award-winning newspaper reporter and columnist before joining ESPN as a featured writer and host of various network shows. The outspoken leader who has been a fierce advocate for women in sports media her entire career later launched her "Jemele Hill is Unbothered" podcast that was so popular it spurred the creation of her "Unbothered" podcast network. She wrote "Uphill: A Memoir," which was published in 2022. Hill is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and co-founder of the film production company Lodge Freeway Media.

Registration will open May 28 for the #AWSM2024 convention. Thanks to generous sponsors The Athletic, and the Los Angeles Times, registration is free for all AWSM members. Registration for non-AWSM members will cost $25 per person. Those who need hardship assistance paying for AWSM memberships should email

AWSM looks forward to an exciting and inclusive digital convention in 2024. We will host our next in-person convention in 2025.

If you have any questions about the convention, please email

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