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List: Conferences for news SEOs

If you work in news SEO, you may want to consider attending both journalism and SEO conferences. Here’s a running list of in-person conferences that might fit the bill in 2022 and 2023.

Journalism conferences

AAJA (Asian-American Journalists Association) conference – July 23-27, 2022, in Los Angeles.

NABJ + NAHJ joint conference (National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists) – Aug. 3-7, 2022, in Las Vegas.

NAJA (Native American Journalists Association) conference – Aug. 25-27, 2022, in Phoenix, Arizona.

NLGJA (The Association of LGBTQ Journalists) conference – Sept. 8-11, 2022, in Chicago.

ONA (Online News Association) conference – Sept. 21-24, 2o22, in Los Angeles.

Independent News Sustainability Summit – Oct. 27-29, 2022, in Austin.

SPJ (Society of Professional Journalists) MediaFest conference – Oct. 27-30, 2022, in Washington, D.C.

SEO conferences

MozCon – July 11-13, 2022, in Seattle.

State of Search – Oct. 24-25, 2022, in Dallas-Forth Worth.

Are you hosting or planning to attend an in-person journalism/SEO conference that’s not on the list? Leave a comment or email Chelsey at to get it added.

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