University of Nevada - Reno

Reno, Nevada, University of Nevada, June 24-28, 2020.

Hosted by: Steve Ranson and Charlotte LaCombe

Preconference trip - June 23, 2020

  • Virginia City, Queen of the Comstock. Two-hour tour of the world famous Comstock Lode with a short V & T Railroad tour of the Comstock
  • Carson City, Nevada's capital. Walking tour, old assembly and state chambers, Nevada State Museum and old U.S. mint, reception at Nevada Press Association and family-style Basque restaurant for dinner

Accommodations at the University of Nevada, Argental Hall and dining facility. Each room accommodates up to 3

Itineary Highlights (tentative) 

  • Day 1: Welcome by Nevada lieutenant governor and City of Reno mayor, background of Reno and Nevada, tour RSJ and/or university press
  • Day 2: Exploring Nevada's diverse economy (geothermal and alternative power sources, Naval Air Station Fallon and TOP GUN, Churchill Vineyards and wine tasting, Churchill Arts Council
  • Day 3: Panel discussion on legal prostitution, wild hourse, AP workshop, symposium on reporting military, Reno Aces AAA baseball or Reno Rodeo in evening
  • Day 4: Newspaper critiques

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