In-Person Training

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

    Seminar
    08/03-08/08

    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.

  • The Media Innovations Tour: Re-imagining Revenue Models

    Seminar
    09/28-10/03

    Join the Poynter Institute for an in-depth review of innovative revenue models at cutting-edge media companies in the U.S. This week-long study tour features detailed visits with successful digital innovators throughout the country, including key executives from organizations like NewsCred, The Washington Post, the Knight Foundation, Vice, RebelMouse, The Huffington Post, USAToday, ProPublica, Chartbeat and The Wall Street Journal.

  • 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.

  • The Effective Reporter (WRBC-14)

    Seminar
    10/29-10/31
    Apply By: 
    09/24

    This is a 3-day intensive workshop that will help reporters at all levels sharpen their reporting and writing skills for the 21st century newsroom.

    At the seminar, 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.

  • Essential Skills for New Managers (M406b-14)

    Seminar
    12/07-12/12
    Apply By: 
    11/02

    The Great Bosses Seminar Series

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

    Poynter’s experts will teach you how to build your team’s performance, improve quality and meet your organization’s goals. We’ll give you personalized feedback — from your newsroom — about your strengths and challenges, as well as customized coaching.

  • Obamacare: Covering What Comes Next (SRIHCR-14)

    Seminar
    01/22-01/24
    Apply By: 
    12/01

    We are no longer accepting applications.

    The Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, raises complex and often very personal questions for Americans. Reporters can learn the facts and nuances of this program, how it works, what it means and how to localize this story at a three-day Poynter workshop in January.

    The workshop is the first in a series of six 2014 Specialized Reporting Institutes funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation to give reporters the knowledge, context, contacts and story ideas they need to cover critical topics in the news.

  • Essential Skills for New Managers (M406-14)

    Seminar
    03/02-03/07
    Apply By: 
    02/03

    The Great Bosses Seminar Series

    We are no longer accepting applications.

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

    Poynter’s experts will teach you how to build your team’s performance, improve quality and meet your organization’s goals. We’ll give you personalized feedback — from your newsroom — about your strengths and challenges, as well as customized coaching. And you’ll learn tools for managing your staff that you can begin using on your first day back at work.

  • Poynter Producer Project (PrdPrjct-14)

    Seminar
    03/21-04/29
    Apply By: 
    03/07

    We are no longer accepting applications.

    Making stories work involves more than just teases and live shots. This unique seminar will help you expand your expertise as a TV producer with new writing, storytelling, coaching and ethical decision-making skills.

    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 portion of this seminar, Poynter’s Al Tompkins will guide you through weekly readings, activities and live group discussions.