In-Person Training

  • Poynter’s Sensemaking Summit for Journalists: Michigan

    Seminar
    09/10

    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.

  • TV Power Reporting Academy

    Seminar
    08/29-10/04
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    08/15

    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 17 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.

  • Leadership for Broadcast Executive Producers

    Seminar
    09/18-09/21
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    08/26

    TV newsrooms big and small are on a desperate search for great executive producers who can run their minute-to-minute operations. The demand for EPs is so great that you have been asking us to help you grow your own. So for the first time ever, Poynter is offering a leadership seminar just for executive producers. It’s a program you also could use to prepare your best producers for a higher position.

  • Poynter’s Sensemaking Summit for Journalists: Wisconsin

    Seminar
    10/01
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    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: 
    09/07

    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.

  • Essential Skills for New Managers (M406b-16)

    Seminar
    10/16-10/21
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    09/05

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

    Opinion journalism plays a vital role in public watchdog journalism and is important in a thriving democracy.

  • The Media Innovations Tour: New Revenues for News

    Seminar
    11/14-11/18
    Apply By: 
    09/12

    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 and Quartz.

    Click here to apply.

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