In-Person Training

  • The Hands-On Backpack and Mobile Video Workshop (B432-14)

    Seminar
    06/09-06/13
    Apply By: 
    05/05

    In one intensive hands-on week we can show you how to capture and edit video.

    Don’t worry, we have endless patience and specialize in teaching technophobes and video doubters. Over five fast-paced days you will shoot four projects from simple sequences to a complete story. We will replicate real newsroom time demands and show you how to work efficiently.

    Thanks to our partnership with Canon, you can use our state-of-the-art DSLR or HD video gear, or bring your own.

  • High School Journalism Program (W101-14)

    Seminar
    06/09-06/13
    Apply By: 
    05/05

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

    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 journalists will help you improve your storytelling and hone your understanding of journalistic craft and values.

  • The Powerful Writer (WRBCc-14)

    Seminar
    06/14
    Apply By: 
    05/10

    A day-long seminar at The Poynter Institute that will help journalists and aspiring writers bring power to their writing.

    Are you looking for strategies to bring power to your writing? In this day-long seminar, you will learn how to find the heart of the story; find stories that often go untold; frame your story through people, places and things; write with greater clarity; and bring your stories to life with narrative writing techniques.

    Unable to attend in person? This seminar will be broadcast live for those unable to participate at The Poynter Institute campus in St.

  • Teachapalooza IV (DJED-14)

    Seminar
    06/20-06/22
    Apply By: 
    05/16

    The College Educator Seminar Series

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

    The 2014 Teachapalooza Schedule and Speakers is now available.
    “You GOTTA come!”

    Teachapalooza IV is the place to catch up, power up and re-ignite your passion for teaching. Join us from June 20-22 at the Poynter campus in St.

  • The College Educator Hands-On Backpack and Mobile Video Workshop (DJEDB-14)

    Seminar
    06/22-06/24
    Apply By: 
    05/16

    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.

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

    Seminar
    08/03-08/08
    Apply By: 
    06/29

    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: 
    07/15

    During Poynter’s fourth TEDx event, we will tap into the minds of influential thought leaders who will share a broad range of ways disruption fuels innovation.

    TEDxPoynterInstitute will feature a diversity of speakers from across several disciplines — including technology and media.

    These speakers will tell stories of how they have used change to help them, and others, grow. They will provide examples of how thinking the unthinkable can spark unexpected solutions.

  • Digital Band Camp: Building Innovative Newsrooms (NDBC-14)

    Seminar
    08/20-08/22
    Apply By: 
    07/16

    Build and lead small, fast-moving, highly synchronized squads in your newsroom, challenging them to combine a range of talent and experience to produce inventive new stories and formats, generate new product ideas and engage digital users.

  • Poynter Leadership Academy (MACAD-14)

    Seminar
    10/12-10/17
    Apply By: 
    09/07

    Here’s a fact: Each October, managers in newsrooms all over the world come to Poynter to learn how to be better leaders. Why?

    “I consider my time at Poynter to have been a week-long detox, of sorts, that helped me recognize my best work habits and objectively look at what I want to do better, smarter or simply in a more purposeful way.