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TV and Radio

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.

Essential Skills for New Managers (M406b-16)

Seminar
10/16-10/21
Apply By: 
09/30

The application period for this program has now closed.

Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation.

Whether you’re a new manager about to start the next phase in your career or a manager with experience but little training, this highly-interactive, five-day seminar can equip you with tools to lead and grow a staff of high-performing journalists.

TV Power Reporting Academy

Seminar
08/29-10/04
Apply By: 
08/15

Some of the biggest names in local and network television journalism are graduates from the Poynter Institute’s Power Reporting seminar. Our graduates include John Larson, Boyd Huppert, Byron Pitts, Katie Couric, Stuart Watson, Byron Harris and Roberta Baskin. Now, it’s your turn.

For 17 years, The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins has led this seminar that is a bedrock for Poynter teaching. You will get feedback on your work, will sharpen your writing and storytelling skills, learn how to enterprise stories and look beyond the obvious, tired ways of covering daily news.

Poynter Producer Project

Seminar
03/08-04/05
Apply By: 
02/22

Making stories work involves more than just teases and live shots. This unique seminar will help you expand your expertise as a TV producer with new writing, storytelling, coaching and ethical decision-making skills.

We’re combining the best of online learning with in-person coaching and mentoring to help you tell stronger stories and make those tough calls on deadline.

In the online portion of this seminar, Poynter’s Al Tompkins will guide you through weekly readings, activities and live group discussions.

Leadership for Broadcast Executive Producers

Seminar
09/18-09/21
Apply By: 
08/26

The application period for this program has now closed.

TV newsrooms big and small are on a desperate search for great executive producers who can run their minute-to-minute operations. The demand for EPs is so great that you have been asking us to help you grow your own. So for the first time ever, Poynter is offering a leadership seminar just for executive producers. It’s a program you also could use to prepare your best producers for a higher position.

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Curating Content: How to Aggregate Coverage

How do make sense of the news on the Web for your readers? Get the tools you need to curate content quickly, accurately and effectively.

Quick Hit Investigations: Daily Deadlines Don't Mean Dull Stories

Learn how to tell hard-hitting investigative pieces on daily deadline.

Write Tight: How to Cut Wasted Words and Write to Your Video

Useless adjectives and flabby verbs go nowhere. Energetic writing keeps your audience tuned in. Let us show you the difference that the right word makes.

Making Words, Pictures and Sound Work Together

Don’t let text, pictures and audio compete for the viewer’s attention. Learn how words and images can work together to engage your audience.