Investigative Reporting and in depth public service journalism
A free workshop in investigative reporting with the lead trainer for the Investigative Reporters and Editors, IRE.
The event will be held from 1:30 to 5 pm on Monday, April 18 at 1104 S. Wabash, Columbia College, Ludington Building, 8th floor.
But the spaces are limited so please contact me and I’ll make sure you are signed up. Write to – firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Franklin at Stevebey@live.com
The New England Center for Investigative Reporting, based at Boston University, is offering a free three-day training in May to help reporters and editors provide readers with more in-depth coverage of the budget crises facing states, cities and towns. We’ll be covering the cost of transportation, lodging and meals.
Here’s the link to the webpage describing the workshop: http://necir-bu.org/wp/training/follow-the-money-tracking-stimulus-dollars-and-analyzing-budgets/
Other workshops supported by the McCormick Foundation. For information go to the website of each workshop;
- American University’s School of Communication, $35,000, for a June workshop on political polling in advance of 2012 elections;
- Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, $50,000, for training in May on reporting on the census;
- Middle Tennessee State University’s School of Journalism, $40,000, for an August workshop on covering Islam in the Bible Belt;
- The New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, $50,000, for a May workshop to help reporters cover the budget crisis affecting their towns and to track the impact stimulus funds have had on their communities;
- The Society of American Business Editors and Writers, $40,000, for training in Phoenix in June on covering the crisis in funding of public pensions; and
- The Suburban Newspapers of America Foundation and AP Managing Editors Foundation, $35,000, for training in April in Chicago on the effects of the economic crisis on families.
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And this workshop—registration no later than Tuesday, April 5—-for how to sell yourself, your product, your vision today in journalism.
|For more information on this seminar, please contact Carol Ann Riordan at CRiordan@americanpressinstitute.org.
This workshop is underwritten by and presented in partnership with the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communication at Northwestern University.
Attendees must be registered no later than Tuesday, April 5. Walk-in registration will not be available.
Journalists — whether they’re working in a news organization, freelancing, blogging or job seeking — have one thing in common: They need to create a personal brand that identifies their talents and passions.
Building a brand is not about self-promotion. It’s about:
It’s also about building financial security in a media world that is shifting beneath your feet.
That’s why you’ll want to attend the American Press Institute’s one-day regional workshop on “Building Your Journalistic Brand” on Friday, April 8, at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The workshop is open to ALL journalists, including, but not limited to:
Help us spread the word about this workshop! Please recommend it to your friends and colleagues. (Tuition is only $15 and includes continental breakfast and workshop materials.)
WHY SHOULD I ATTEND?
You’ll also leave with concrete steps to build your professional brand and create a successful future.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
At the workshop, you’ll complete a workbook that will become your customized branding blueprint. It will include: