Aug. 20, 2008  

Free One-Day Business Journalism Workshop

A free one-day business journalism workshop will be held on Friday, September 12, 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It is open not only to business journalists, but to journalists covering other beats who wish to learn more about business.

The “Private Companies: Reporting, Research and Multimedia Coverage” program will cover critical areas such as private company financials and writing effective private company stories during the morning sessions. A national research report on Private and Minority Business Coverage will be presented over the lunch hour. Multimedia storytelling is the focus of the afternoon, including an exercise in reporting effectively online about private companies.

Presenters will be Chris Roush, associate business journalism professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and former BusinessWeek reporter, and Anita Malik, deputy director of The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism.

This workshop is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism and hosted by the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. The workshop will be held at 200 E Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

Registration for the workshop as well as the agenda is available at businessjournalism.org. Registration will close at noon ONE WEEK PRIOR to the workshop date.


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