Events, Symposium

Symposium program available

Indianapolis Star Investigative Reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski will serve as the featured speaker for the 2018 First Amendment Symposium.

The full program for the 2018 First Amendment Symposium is now available by clicking here. The event is Wednesday, March 7 and begins at 10:30 a.m. in the south atrium of the Indiana Statehouse.

Keynote speaker Marisa Kwiatowski, Indianapolis Star investigative reporter, will discuss her team’s efforts in breaking the U.S. Gymnastics/Larry Nassar scandal and why journalism is still needed and valued in our world. The day will also include presentations from IHSPA Student Board members about how journalism has made a difference in their lives and conclude with contest awards for First Amendment graphic design, sports coverage, SPJ/JEA essay writing and Indiana journalist of the year.

Registration is not required, but it is encouraged to ensure the appropriate number of seats are available. Please contact IHSPA Executive Director Ryan Gunterman at with any questions.

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