In-Person Training

  • Covering Ebola and the Next Killer Contagion (SRIEBOLA-15)

    Seminar
    01/21-01/22
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    12/17

    A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

    We are no longer accepting applications for this program.

    The Poynter Institute and the Association of Health Care Journalists invite journalists from all media, local and national to apply for a two day in-depth workshop “Covering Ebola and the Next Killer Contagion.”

    Apply now to join leading health care experts and journalists Jan. 21-22, 2015 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. We will select 20 journalists from around the US to take part in the workshop.

  • The Effective Editor (WEBC-15)

    Seminar
    03/02-03/04
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    02/13

    This is a 3-day intensive workshop that will help editors at all levels and on all platforms (digital, print, broadcast) sharpen their editing skills for the 21st century newsroom.

    Journalists will learn techniques for sharper line editing, as well as strategies to coach their reporters and help them brainstorm ideas. They will also build up their editing toolkit through sessions on time management, social media tools and ethical decision-making. Every participant will receive one-on-one coaching with a member of Poynter’s faculty.

  • The Poynter Producer Project (PrdPrjct-15)

    Seminar
    03/03-04/07
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    03/02

    This is Poynter’s essential seminar for TV news producers. We combine the convenience of live online learning with the intensity of in-person learning at Poynter in St. Pete, Florida. We focus on writing, storytelling, critical-thinking, ethical decision-making, leadership and social media and online writing. Thanks to a grant from the Scripps Howard Foundation, the tuition is less than $300.

    Making stories work involves more than just teases and live shots.

  • The Media Innovations Tour: Reimagining Revenue Models (TMIT-14)

    Seminar
    03/08-03/13

    Thank you for your interest in the Poynter Media Innovations Tour, which is scheduled for March 8 – March 13, 2015.

    Join Poynter this spring for a comprehensive study tour with leading digital innovators in New York City, Washington, D.C. and the Poynter Institute in Florida. This week-long tour is an exclusive opportunity for an in-depth review of innovative revenue models at cutting-edge media companies in the U.S., with expected stops at organizations such as the Washington Post, NPR, USA Today, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post and Quartz.

  • The Effective Reporter (WRBC-15)

    Seminar
    04/13-04/15
    Apply By: 
    03/27

    This is a 3-day intensive workshop that will help reporters at all levels and on all platforms (digital, print, broadcast) sharpen their reporting and writing skills for the 21st century newsroom.

    Journalists will learn the essential skills of reporting based on data and documents, as well as strategies for effective sourcing and interviewing. Reporters will learn how to tell powerful stories across multiple platforms – using a toolkit that includes generating story ideas, focusing stories and using scenes and characters to enrich their storytelling.

  • The Secrets of Great Enterprise Writing (W401-15)

    Seminar
    05/17-05/22
    Apply By: 
    04/10

    This week-long seminar will give you the reporting and writing skills necessary to ensure that your most compelling stories are not just published — they are read.

    Want to make your most important stories your most compelling reads? We’ll show you how — whether your journalism is investigative or explanatory, a compelling feature story or an exclusive piece of beat reporting. Give Poynter just one week, and you’ll return to work a better reporter, a better writer, a better storyteller.

  • Essential Skills for New Managers I (M406-15)

    Seminar
    05/31-06/05
    Apply By: 
    05/01

    Jump start your management career with this Poynter seminar, which provides the skills and tools you need to succeed.

    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, 5-day seminar can equip you with tools to lead and grow a staff of high-performing journalists.

  • The Hands-On Backpack and Mobile Video Workshop (B432-15)

    Seminar
    06/01-06/05
    Apply By: 
    05/01

    This is a fast-moving, highly practical week aimed at amping up your video storytelling skills.

    If you are a photojournalist, we will sharpen your writing. If you are a reporter, we will get you on solid photographic footing. If you are a print oriented journalist, we will introduce you to video storytelling and help you find ways to make your journalism more powerful online.

    We supply the gear, the latest video and DSLR technology, from our partners at Canon USA, or you can bring your own camera.

  • Teachapalooza V (DJED-15)

    Seminar
    06/12-06/14
    Apply By: 
    05/19

    Catch Up, Power Up, Re-Ignite Your Passion for Teaching

    Teachapalooza V is the place to catch up, power up and re-ignite your passion for teaching. Join us from June 12-14, 2015 at the Poynter campus in St. Petersburg, Fla., for three fast-paced days of relevant, cut-to-the-chase learning for journalism educators.

  • The Poynter Hands-on Backpack and Mobile Video Workshop for Educators (DJEDB-15)

    Seminar
    06/14-06/16
    Apply By: 
    05/19

    This seminar is perfect for college educators who will join us for TEACHAPALOOZA and want to stay and spend three intensive, hands-on days learning video skills. In just a few days, we can show college educators the basics of capturing and editing video.

    Many of our participants have never captured video before, others know the basics but need a confidence boost. We will be by your side the whole way. We will also share our techniques for teaching your students “best practices” in the field.