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Poynter Seminars

  • 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?

  • TV Power Reporting Academy (B402-15)

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    Look beyond the “what happened” to ask and answer deeper more meaningful questions that other reporters miss.

    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 lead this seminar that is a bedrock for Poynter teaching.

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