In-Person Training

  • TV News Anchors: Top Performance on All Platforms (B415-14)

    Seminar
    08/03-08/08

    We are no longer accepting applications.

    You’re an anchor who knows news and delivers it well. But your newsroom needs more from you – in everything from coaching reporters to developing great story ideas to leading the way in social media. How do you do it all? You’ll get there with Poynter’s help, in the company of other anchors who share your goals and challenges. Here’s what others say about their experience:

    “My co-anchor recommended I attend in my new leadership role. Now I know the responsibility and the power of my position.

  • The TV Power Reporting Academy (B402-14)

    Seminar
    08/15-09/30
    Apply By: 
    07/15

    This online group seminar has an in-person component.

    Poynter’s TV Power Reporting seminar has helped hundreds of careers in broadcast journalism, and in 2014, we make this seminar more affordable and easier to access than ever.

    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 seminar, Poynter’s Al Tompkins will guide you through weekly live discussions and feedback on your work. **You’ll also come to Poynter on Sept.

  • TEDxPoynterInstitute: Disruption (DTED-14)

    Seminar
    08/19
    Apply By: 
    08/05

    When a paradigm shifts and the known world quakes, it causes a revolution of thought and action that changes what we know and what we do… sometimes forever.

    The unprecedented development of the interactive Web has launched changes in science, technology, economics, education, business and politics that have shaken our world and changed our lives forever.

    The narrators of our culture call it disruption.

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Faculty Spotlight

  • Director of Business Development
    Howard I. Finberg is the director of partnerships and alliances at The Poynter Institute. In this role Finberg looks for new training partners, oversees the business side of the Institute’s e-learning site and handles the business development aspects of Poynter’s international teaching. He also looks at new revenue opportunities, mostly related to Poynter training. Previously Finberg was responsible for the creation of Poynter’s e-learning project, News University. NewsU (www.newsu.org) launched in 2005 and has more than 220,000 users in 225 countries, accessing more than 300 training modules.
  • Faculty, Grants Manager

    Wendy Wallace oversees Poynter’s grants and assists with other advancement work for the Poynter Foundation and is a member of the Poynter faculty.

    She was editor of her high school and college newspapers and interned during her college summers at The Washington Post, Milwaukee Journal and St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times). After graduating with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and operations and systems management and an MBA in marketing from Indiana University, she came to work as a reporter for the Times in 1986.