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Thank you for your interest in hosting a NewsTrain workshop. This page includes a short list of questions designed to help host groups and APME NewsTrain evaluate the prospects for a successful workshop.

Please read the following points closely, then answer the questions that follow. Send your responses, along with a cover letter, to NewsTrain Project Director Michael Roberts ( Or simply fill out the form at the bottom of this message.

DEADLINE: November 30, 2012

NewsTrain provides:

•Programs and trainers for a two-day regional workshop

•National promotion of the workshop

•Registration system on the APME website,

•Planning tools for the host committee

•Program handouts

•Start-to-finish planning and logistics support

Host Committees provide:

•A suitable venue equipped with audio visual equipment / Internet access

•Regional promotion of the workshop and recruitment of participants

•Food service, including continental breakfast, lunch, snacks

•Name tags

•Administrative help during planning and presentation of the workshop

Workshop costs:

Host committees receive $35 of every $75 registration fee to help cover food service, venue fees or other site costs. NewsTrain pays for speakers’ fees and expenses, workshop materials and other administrative costs.

To apply:
Fill out the form below or email a cover letter and the responses to these questions to NewsTrain Project Director Michael Roberts (

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