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Ethics and Diversity

Covering the Opioid Crisis: A Workshop for Illinois Journalists

Seminar
12/05-12/06
Apply By: 
11/01

A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute
This seminar is focused on helping Illinois journalists cover the national opioid crisis. There are some seats available for journalists outside of Illinois.

Chicago and Cook County are at the center of a national crisis. The Chicago Metropolitan area ranks first nationwide in emergency department mentions for heroin use. Cook County ranks first in the nation for percentage of arrestees testing positive for opiates. Downstate counties have seen opioid overdose cases rise between 300% to 600% in the last five years.

Police and Deadly Force: Finding Stories in the Data

Seminar
09/05-09/07
Apply By: 
08/11

The program application period is now closed. All applicants will learn of their status the week of Aug. 21. Thank you.

A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

The Poynter Institute is offering this free focused training for journalists who want to learn how to cover police shootings and deadly force.

In this seminar, you will:

  • Explore the data involving police and fatal shootings.

Room for Trust: Creating Space for Real Engagement (April 2017)

Seminar
04/21

We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

Americans’ trust and confidence in the media is at an all-time low. Meanwhile, journalists’ need to build relationships and loyalty with the audience is more important than ever. How do you connect the two? In an intensive one-day, hands-on workshop, we’ll dive into case studies and best practices, identify lessons and create unique audience engagement approaches for your news organization.

Separate – And Still Unequal

Seminar
02/16
Apply By: 
02/10

A Day of Learning & Dialogue on the Future of Public Schools

Offered in partnership with the Education Writers Association

We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

It has been more than 60 years since the Supreme Court of the United States offered this opinion: “We conclude that in the field of public education the doctrine of ‘separate but equal’ has no place. Separate educational facilities are inherently unequal.”

Does anyone in America still believe that is true? What is the evidence in your home town?

Poynter Leadership Academy (October 2017)

Seminar
10/15-10/20
Apply By: 
09/08

Here’s a fact: Each October, managers destined to play major leadership roles in their newsrooms come from all over the world to Poynter. Why?

To become the leaders they aspire to be.

Leadership Academy is Poynter’s premier seminar for high-potential managers.

Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media (March 2017)

Seminar
03/19-03/24
Apply By: 
11/30

We are no longer accepting applications for this program. The 2017 class will be announced in January.

Now in its third year, the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 19-24, 2017.

This transformative program, open to 28 participants, focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership.

Becoming a More Effective Reporter: Telling Untold Stories (June 2015)

Improve your ability to find and tell stories off the beaten path in your community.

n/a

Grappling with Graphic Images

How to make tough choices about whether and how to publish visually explicit images in newspapers, on television and on the Web.

Interactive Storytelling with Zeega: A Digital Tools Tutorial

Learn to easily tell beautiful immersive stories combining personal content with media curated from across the web.