In-Person Training

  • Poynter’s Sensemaking Summit for Journalists: Wisconsin

    Seminar
    10/01
    Apply By: 
    09/26

    As a journalist, you are bombarded by news releases, scientific studies and political promises. You need help sorting through what is real, what is noise and what is flat-out deception.

    The Poynter Institute is offering a free workshop at the Madison Marriott West in Madison, Wisconsin, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, to help you ask key questions that will make your reporting more reliable and make your journalism stand out from others who just report what they read or hear.

  • Poynter Leadership Academy (MACAD-16)

    Seminar
    10/02-10/07
    Apply By: 
    09/23

    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.

  • Covering the Gap: The Impact of Economic Inequality

    Seminar
    10/11-10/13
    Apply By: 
    09/23

    A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

    Covering the Gap: The Impact of Economic Inequality, an intense 2½ -day seminar, is designed to help journalists and their communities explore the economic roots and impacts of some of our country’s most vexing social problems. Thanks to a grant from the McCormick Foundation, 20 journalists from digital, broadcast and print newsrooms will gather in Chicago this Oct.

  • Essential Skills for New Managers (M406b-16)

    Seminar
    10/16-10/21
    Apply By: 
    09/23

    Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation.

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

  • Poynter’s Sensemaking Summit for Journalists: Pennsylvania

    Seminar
    10/22

    As a journalist, you are bombarded by news releases, scientific studies and political promises. You need help sorting through what is real, what is noise and what is flat-out deception.

    The Poynter Institute is offering a free workshop in Philadelphia from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, to help you ask key questions that will make your reporting more reliable and make your journalism stand out from others who just report what they read or hear.

  • Poynter’s Sensemaking Summit for Journalists: Ohio

    Seminar
    10/29

    As a journalist, you are bombarded by news releases, scientific studies and political promises. You need help sorting through what is real, what is noise and what is flat-out deception.

    The Poynter Institute is offering a free workshop at the Quest Conference Center in Columbus, Ohio, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, to help you ask key questions that will make your reporting more reliable and make your journalism stand out from others who just report what they read or hear.

  • AOJ Minority Writers Seminar

    Seminar
    11/03-11/06
    Apply By: 
    08/15

    The application period for this program has now closed.

    The Association of Opinion Journalists (AOJ) will hold its 21st Minority Writers Seminar at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, from Nov. 3-6.

  • Building an Engaging Newsroom: A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

    Seminar
    11/10-11/12
    Apply By: 
    10/28

    The Poynter Institute is offering free focused training for journalists and other professionals who want to find, tell and share compelling stories that their communities truly want and need. This intensive two-day workshop in Chicago features top journalists who have built effective community engagement programs in their newsrooms and other organizations.

  • The Media Innovations Tour: New Revenues for News

    Seminar
    11/14-11/18
    Apply By: 
    09/26

    Join Poynter this fall for a comprehensive study tour with leading digital innovators in Washington, D.C., and New York City. This week-long tour is an exclusive opportunity to explore innovative revenue models at cutting-edge media companies in the U.S., with stops at The Washington Post, USA Today, The New York Times, Dow Jones, Google AMP and News Lab, and Quartz.

    Click here to apply today. Seats are limited for this special program.

    The Media Innovations Tour will showcase new strategies for sustaining the business of journalism.

  • Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media

    Seminar
    12/04-12/09
    Apply By: 
    08/15

    The application period for this program has now closed.

    The Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media, taking place the week of Dec. 4, 2016, at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, is a transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train journalists of color working in digital media.