In-Person Training

  • TV News Anchors: Top Performance on All Platforms (B415-15)

    Seminar
    08/16-08/21
    Apply By: 
    07/17

    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 engaging your audience on Facebook, Twitter and other social media. How do you do it all? Let Poynter, in this highly interactive 5-day seminar, help sharpen your skills and broaden your impact on your newsroom.

    Check out the SEMINAR SCHEDULE below:

    SUNDAY, Aug. 16
    4:00 p.m. - Our Top Story Tonight: You! ~ Jill Geisler
    7:00p.m. - Group Dinner

    **MONDAY, Aug.

  • TV Power Reporting Academy (B402-15)

    Seminar
    08/18-09/15
    Apply By: 
    07/28

    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.

  • ADA@25: What's Next? (SRIADA-15)

    Seminar
    09/28-09/29
    Apply By: 
    08/21

    A McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute

    The Poynter Institute, Access Living and ADA 25 Chicago invite journalists from all media, both local and national, to apply for a two-day in-depth workshop ADA@25: What’s Next?”

    As the Americans with Disabilities Act turns 25, this two-day workshop is designed to provide journalists with the knowledge, tools and skills they need to describe the impact of the law and document where people with disabilities still continue to be excluded.

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Faculty Spotlight

  • Vice President and Senior Scholar, Reporting, Writing & Editing Faculty

    Roy Peter Clark has taught writing at Poynter since 1979. Over three decades he has served the institute as dean, vice president, senior scholar, and member of the Board of Trustees. Clark has written or edited 17 books on writing and journalism, the most popular and influential being “Writing Tools: 50 Essential Strategies for Every Writer.” Podcasts of the book have been downloaded more than a million times.

    The New York Times Book Review praised Clark’s book “The Glamour of Grammar” as “a manual for the 21st century.” His most recent work includes the book “Help!

  • Senior Faculty, Broadcast and Online

    Al Tompkins is The Poynter Institute’s senior faculty for broadcasting and online. For almost 10 years, thousands of people a day read his online journalism story idea column “Al’s Morning Meeting” on Poynter.org.