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Poynter Seminars

  • AOJ Minority Writers Seminar

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    The Association of Opinion Journalists (AOJ) will hold its 20th Minority Writers Seminar at The Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida, from November 12-15.

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

  • The Effective Editor II (WEBCB-15)

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    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.

  • Poynter Leadership Academy (MACAD-15)

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    Leadership Academy is Poynter’s premier seminar for managers destined to play major leadership roles in their organizations. This highly-interactive 5-day seminar offers participants the chance to refine their leadership styles, update their understanding of management and media trends and tools and receive the personal coaching necessary to accelerate their effectiveness as leaders.

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

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