In-Person Training

  • The Hands-On Backpack and Mobile Video Workshop (B432-14)

    Seminar
    06/09-06/13
    Apply By: 
    05/05

    In one intensive hands-on week we can show you how to capture and edit video.

    Don’t worry, we have endless patience and specialize in teaching technophobes and video doubters. Over five fast-paced days you will shoot four projects from simple sequences to a complete story. We will replicate real newsroom time demands and show you how to work efficiently.

    Thanks to our partnership with Canon, you can use our state-of-the-art DSLR or HD video gear, or bring your own.

  • High School Journalism Program (W101-14)

    Seminar
    06/09-06/13
    Apply By: 
    05/05

    Learn journalism from the pros. Come to Poynter this summer.
    Apply here.

    Be one of a select group of high school students in the Tampa Bay area selected to participate in this prestigious, intensive program. This one-week workshop for high school journalists will help you improve your storytelling and hone your understanding of journalistic craft and values.

  • The Powerful Writer (WRBCc-14)

    Seminar
    06/14
    Apply By: 
    05/10

    A day-long seminar at The Poynter Institute that will help journalists and aspiring writers bring power to their writing.

    Are you looking for strategies to bring power to your writing? In this day-long seminar, you will learn how to find the heart of the story; find stories that often go untold; frame your story through people, places and things; write with greater clarity; and bring your stories to life with narrative writing techniques.

    Unable to attend in person? This seminar will be broadcast live for those unable to participate at The Poynter Institute campus in St.

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Faculty Spotlight

  • Faculty, Grants Manager

    Wendy Wallace oversees Poynter’s grants and assists with other advancement work for the Poynter Foundation and is a member of the Poynter faculty.

    She was editor of her high school and college newspapers and interned during her college summers at The Washington Post, Milwaukee Journal and St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times). After graduating with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and operations and systems management and an MBA in marketing from Indiana University, she came to work as a reporter for the Times in 1986.

  • Dean of Faculty, The Poynter Institute

    Stephen Buckley is the Dean of Faculty at the Poynter Institute where he is in charge of all education programs. Previously, Buckley was the first publisher of tampabay.com, the website of the St. Petersburg Times, now the Tampa Bay Times.

    He also served as managing editor of the Times, and before that, he was the paper’s World Editor, directing coverage of national and international news. In 2006, he was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Times Publishing Company.