Apr. 15, 2015  

Get social, video, data training at Orlando NewsTrain workshop May 15-16

NewsTrain logoNewsTrain, a traveling workshop for journalists sponsored by Associated Press Media Editors, is bringing its affordable, cutting-edge training to Orlando May 15-16.

For just $75, get two full days of training in social media, smartphone video, data journalism, enterprise reporting, career planning and more.

Discounted hotel rates and competitive diversity scholarships are available for the workshop at the University of Central Florida.

Your experienced trainers include accomplished journalists from The New York Times and Detroit Free Press:

  • Linda Austin, NewsTrain project director, on unleashing your watchdog with beat mapping.
  • Michelle Guido, former managing editor for WESH-TV, on planning for breaking news in the digital age.
  • Kathy Kieliszewski, visuals director for the Detroit Free Press, on shooting engaging smartphone video.
  • Ron Nixon, Washington correspondent for The New York Times, on producing enterprise stories efficiently, and getting started with data journalism.
  • Karen Workman, social strategy editor for the Times, on maximizing your use of social media for reporting and branding, and on taking charge of your career.

Check out discounted hotel rates of $104-109 a night.

Journalists, journalism students and journalism educators of color are invited to apply for diversity scholarships that cover the $75 registration fee.

Questions? Email NewsTrain Project Director Linda Austin.

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