Copyright Seminar

Copyright Seminar with TALA Staff Attorney Erin Rodgers Presented by Rice Visual and Dramatic Arts and Texas Accountants and Lawyers for the Arts (TALA)

Thursday, April 11, 2013
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Rice Media Center
University Blvd at Stockton Drive, Entrance 8 Houston, TX 77005

Making a movie and wanting to use a Top 40 hit as your theme song? Or have you completed your masterpiece and want to insure its protected against infringement? TALA Staff Attorney Erin Rodgers will lead an informative session covering copyrighting basics for artists of all disciplines, including creative commons. There will be time for questions during the presentation. The seminar will be hosted at The Rice Media Center and is free and open to the public.

Please send your RSVP to

Law & the Media workshop on February 2


The Houston Bar Association’s 27th Law & the Media program will examine “Crimes Against Humanity: Science, Smugglers and Survivors.” This year’s two-theme, two-panel seminar includes journalists, attorneys and newsmakers at the intersection of two of Houston’s most challenging legal and societal issues: forensic science and exoneration controversies and the epidemic of human trafficking.
The program will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at South Texas College of Law, located at 1303 San Jacinto.

Law & the Media is sponsored by the Houston Bar Association, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Houston Press Club.

Members of the media and communication professionals, law students and journalism students can attend at no cost. Attorneys pay $50 for 3.0 hours CLE credit. Watch for detailed information and a registration form coming soon.

For more information contact Tara Shockley at or 713-759-1133.

HAHMP Holiday Mixer

Join us on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 5:30pm for our Holiday Mixer. We are joining several other organizations for a celebration this year.

More info:

Leo Bar at Asia Society Texas Center

6 December 2012
5:30pm – 8:30pm

1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Connect with peers and expand your social circle at Asia Society Texas Center’s monthly Leo Bar mixers. Guests are invited to enjoy tasty bites and monthly signature cocktails at a cash bar, as well as access to the Louisa Stude Sarofim Gallery at no cost.

Capitol Beverage is back with another signature cocktail (happy hour prices until 7:00 pm), and Phamily Bites is will have tasty snacks available for purchase. With lighting and sounds by Yogi-G, the evening is perfectly set for mixing and mingling. As always, free parking is available all evening. Inprint, Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals, Houston Association of Black Journalists, and Asian American Journalists Association, Texas Chapter join as co-hosts for the month.

26th Annual Sylvan Rodriguez Scholarship Gala

26th Annual Sylvan Rodriguez Scholarship Gala

The Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals
cordially invites you to the

26th Annual Sylvan Rodriguez Scholarship Gala

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Hyatt Regency Houston
1200 Louisiana Street
Houston, Texas  77002

Cocktail Reception – 6:30 p.m.
Dinner & Dancing – 7:00 p.m.

Lifetime Achievement Award
David Medina
Rice University

Master of Ceremonies
Art Rascon
Anchor/Reporter, KTRK-TV ABC 13

Career and Education Day, #78

Thank you Members!

Thanks for making our most recent mixer a success…and there’s much more to come!

Precisely, this Saturday at the Hispanic Forum Career Day, being held at the George R. Brown from 1-6 p.m., HAHMP will be present recruiting new members, handing out scholarship applications and guiding the new incoming wave of future journalism leaders.

Time is precious for all of us, but it is necessary for members to be present and show support. If your station will be present please let them know where they can come to get assistance BOOTH #78, next to Telemundo.

Hope to see many of you there!