In-Person Training

  • Teachapalooza VII (June 2017)

    Seminar
    06/02-06/04
    Apply By: 
    05/19

    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.

  • Florida Ethnic Media Conference (June 2017)

    Seminar
    06/08-06/09
    Apply By: 
    05/26

    The challenges facing the news industry are particularly difficult for publications serving local African-American and Hispanic communities, given their smaller scale and orientation to print.

    Building on other Poynter work locally and with the National Newspaper Publishers Association, together with several national experts, Poynter and the University of South Florida St. Petersburg are sponsoring a conference for Florida ethnic media.

  • SciFacts: Fact-Checking Claims About Science

    Seminar
    06/16
    Apply By: 
    06/01

    We are bombarded by news releases, scientific studies and an evolving hierarchy of sources. How do you sort through what is real, what is noise and what is flat-out deception?

    Poynter will host a free one-day workshop to discuss the key challenges of reporting the facts about science at our campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, from 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Friday, June 16.

  • 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.

  • The Drone Journalism School

    Seminar
    06/16-08/20

    Drones can give your audience a unique understanding of the scale and scope of a story. Join Poynter and our partners at one of these intensive hands-on workshops designed to prepare you and your newsroom for telling unique stories with unmanned aerial systems.

    In three days, we will show you all you need to know about the basic skills and prepare you to study for the Federal Aviation Administration’s Part 107 drone pilot’s certificate.

  • The Stanford Open Policing Project: Inside 60 Million Police Stops

    Seminar
    06/21
    Apply By: 
    06/01

    A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute
    Travel scholarships are available for this seminar.

    We invite journalists from all media platforms and all market sizes to attend this tuition-free one-day hands-on workshop that we will hold as a pre-session to the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Phoenix.

    For the first time, researchers at Stanford University examined the records from more than 60 million state patrol stops from 20 states between 2011 and 2

  • The Poynter Summer Language Arts Institute (July 2017)

    Seminar
    07/11-07/13
    Apply By: 
    06/07

    Under the direction of Dr. Roy Peter Clark and a team of language arts specialists, you will learn how to teach – in a way that sticks – the competencies your students will need to meet the new standards.

    For the fourth consecutive year, Poynter will conduct this institute in support of Language Arts teachers. Get ready to be treated like professionals. Get ready to be listened to and respected.

  • TV Power Reporting Academy (2017)

    Seminar
    08/18-09/30
    Apply By: 
    08/04

    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 18 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 2017 Innovation Tour: Inside America’s Leading News Organizations

    Seminar
    10/15-10/20
    Apply By: 
    07/01

    Join Poynter’s media business analyst Rick Edmonds for the third edition of Poynter’s annual innovation tour to Washington and New York from Oct. 15-20.

    This year, the tour will include stops at The Washington Post, USA Today Network, The New York Times and Associated Press. Digital stops include Google’s New York office, Quartz and top digital metric firm Chartbeat. We will also visit the Pew Research Center. We will be looking for the latest revenue-generating products at each stop and for innovation ideas adaptable to smaller journalistic enterprises.

  • 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.