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Visual Journalism

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.

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.

High School Journalism Program (June 2017)

Seminar
06/12-06/16
Apply By: 
05/28

The deadline has been extended to May 28 at 5 p.m. This is the final deadline to apply. Plenty of seats still remain.

Learn journalism from the pros. Come to Poynter this summer.

Be one of a select group of high school students in the Tampa Bay area selected to participate in this prestigious, intensive program. This one-week workshop for high school students will improve your writing, teach you new ways to use social media and digital storytelling tools, and hone your understanding of journalism’s role in a democracy.

Teachapalooza VII (June 2017)

Seminar
06/02-06/04
Apply By: 
05/19

5/30/17: Registration is now closed. Please email us at seminars@poynter.org with any questions.

Teachapalooza is the place to catch up, power up and re-ignite your passion for teaching. Join us June 2-4, 2017, at the Poynter campus in St. Petersburg, Fla., for three fast-paced days of relevant, cut-to-the-chase learning for journalism educators.

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.

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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.

Eyetracking Photojournalism

Explore key findings about how people perceive the quality of journalistic photographs — from those taken by professionals to cellphone images.