Current & Upcoming | All

Reporting & Writing Package

Apr 28, 2022 12:00PM—Apr 28, 2024 6:00PM

Register

Register Now! This webinar package takes you through four different course offerings focused on enhancing reporting and writing skills. The individual webinars have all been previously recorded and include: Making Video Work In Your Newsroom: Tim Schmitt AP Style Refresher: Ryan Martinez 50 MORE Ideas in 50 Minutes: Tim Schmitt and Zack Kucharsk Foundations, Ledes,…

View More

What Makes Something Newsworthy? (ARCHIVED)

May 07, 2022 1:00PM—May 07, 2024 2:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on May 7, 2020 In this webinar… Does your newsroom react on gut instinct to decide what to cover? Do you feel like you’re doing the same stories everyone else is doing when you try to localize major regional and national stories? There’s a better way to make stories meaningful and relevant for…

View More

Successful Interviewing in Emotional Situations (ARCHIVE)

Mar 26, 2015 5:00PM—Mar 26, 2026 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on March 26, 2015 In this webinar… They are upset. At what just happened that changed their lives. At themselves. At someone else. At you. At anyone. And you have to interview them.This webinar gives you tips on how to handle sensitive interviews that even you might rather not have to do, but…

View More

Taming The E-mail Beast (ARCHIVE)

May 09, 2022 5:00PM—May 09, 2024 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on May 9, 2014 In this webinar… Randy Dean, MBA, the “Totally Obsessed” time management/e-mail guy, is a professional speaker and expert on time & e-mail management, effective organization and the related use of technology. For more than 20 years, Randy has been leading popular programs and presentations for corporate, academic, conference and association audiences.…

View More

Increase Your ROI on Sales Calls (ARCHIVE)

Jul 31, 2022 1:00PM—Jul 31, 2026 2:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on July 31, 2015 In this webinar… Have you ever “winged” a sales call? Little to no preparation before meeting with a customer is the norm for many salespeople. Often, the result of those calls is not as successful or as profitable as it could be. This webinar focuses on how to prepare…

View More

How to Craft an Engaging Lede (ARCHIVE)

Aug 13, 2022 5:00PM—Aug 13, 2026 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on August 13, 2015   In this webinar… In this webinar, we cover everything from how to write a basic news story in inverted pyramid style to the emotion-filled feature piece. This presentation includes an overview of several common and effective styles of ledes, as well as tips for how to keep ledes concise and compelling. We…

View More

In-Depth, Enterprising News: Finding Time and Digging Deeper (ARCHIVE)

Nov 19, 2022 5:00PM—Nov 19, 2026 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on November 19, 2015 In this webinar…Readers across the country list in-depth news as one of the most important aspects of their local news sources. How can newsrooms of all sizes prioritize in-depth, enterprising pieces – and what does it mean for a story to be in-depth, anyway? In this webinar, Tim Schmitt…

View More

Using Digital and Social Media For Growing Readership and Revenue (ARCHIVE)

Nov 21, 2022 1:00PM—Nov 21, 2026 2:00PM

Des Moines Iowa,

Register

Originally recorded on November 21, 2019 About This Webinar: Robert Slocum will share his experience growing his own newspaper’s social media following, and how he has begun to monetize it in various ways About The Presenter: Robert Slocum is an owner/publisher of the Timber Lake Topic, a small weekly in South Dakota. He uses social media…

View More

Around the Newspaper Legal World in 60 Minutes(ARCHIVE)

Apr 09, 2022 5:00PM—Apr 09, 2026 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on April 9, 2020 In this webinar… In this webinar, Michael Zinser will cover the following 3 topics: • Newsroom Union Organizing – Newsrooms have been organized at many newspapers, large and small, including The Missoula (Montana) Independent, Casper (Wyoming) Star-Tribune, The Columbian (Vancouver, Washington), Chicago Tribune, Omaha World Herald, and others. Michael…

View More

Build Your Social Media Style Guides (ARCHIVE)

Mar 12, 2022 5:00PM—Mar 12, 2026 6:00PM

Register

Originally recorded on Thursday, March 12, 2020 In this webinar… A social media style guide creates a consistent voice, look and schedule that helps newsrooms engage audiences while providing journalists with information on how to act, speak and use images on social media. Every Tweet, Facebook or Instagram post should align with your newsgathering and…

View More