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|APME Update, April 12, 2016|
APME UPDATE APRIL 12, 2106
SAVE THE DATE
Halifax NewsTrain takes off in less than a month!
Learning the latest in digital storytelling and producing great videos for your readers is great -- but getting to learn in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia (with some amazing room rates) is even better! You till have time to register for NewsTrain in Halifax, set for May 6-7. Information is here: http://www.apme.com/?page=HalifaxNewsTrain.
What will you learn?
Instructors for the workshop at the University of King’s College include:
· Matt Frehner, senior editor for mobile and interactive news at The Globe & Mail.
· Kathy Kieliszewski, visuals director for the Detroit Free Press and four-time Emmy Award winner.
Discounted hotel rooms -- just C$55 a night!-- are still available in Halifax. Info and register for $75 at http://bit.ly/HalifaxNewsTrain.
Want to stay closer to home and still get the NewsTrain experience?
Plan ahead for fall! NewsTrain brings digital-skills training to Murfreesboro, Tennessee, on Sept. 30-Oct. 1. Please sign up here to be notified when that program is set. Questions? Email NewsTrain Project Director Linda Austin.
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