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Phoenix NewsTrain 2018

Train in social, mobile, data, graphics, writing, open records, digital tools and more at the Phoenix NewsTrain on Friday, April 6, and Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

4/6/2018 to 4/7/2018
When: Friday and Saturday, April 6-7, 2018
1:00 PM
Where: 2nd floor, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication
555 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, Arizona  85004
United States
Contact: Linda Austin

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Phoenix NewsTrain will offer a day and a half of digital training on April 6 and 7, 2018, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Training sessions include:

  • 10 habits of highly effective open-records users, with David Cuillier, associate professor and director of the University of Arizona School of Journalism;

  • How to write short AND well, with Fernanda Santos, Southwest Borderlands Initiative professor of practice at the Cronkite School;
  • Maximizing and measuring social media for branding and audience engagement, with Jessica Pucci, Ethics and Excellence professor of practice, data analysis and audience engagement at the Cronkite School; 

  • Mining data for enterprise stories off any beat, with Sarah Cohen, Knight Chair in data journalism at the Cronkite School;

  • Storytelling on mobile: making smart choices, with Laura E. Davis, digital news director of the Annenberg Media Center at the University of Southern California;

  • Creating simple graphics for mobile, with Courtland Jeffrey, data visualizer at KNXV-ABC15;

  • Meet the best digital reporting tools, with Jim Small, executive director and editor of the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting (AZCIR), and Evan Wyloge, senior reporter at AZCIR;

  • What's missing in border and immigration coverage, with Vanessa Ruiz, director of the Cronkite News Borderlands team and professor of practice at the Cronkite School.

Early-bird registration is $75 through March 6; the rate increases to $85 on March 7. Competitive diversity scholarships are available for journalists, journalism students and journalism educators from diverse backgrounds; see the workshop page for how to apply. 

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