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|APME Update, March 22, 2016|
APME UPDATE --- MARCH 22, 2016
SAVE THE DATE
Head to Halifax for NewsTrain!
Registration is open for NewsTrain in Halifax on May 6-7. Come for the digital training and stay for the sights in scenic Nova Scotia.
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.
· Daniel Victor, senior staff editor for The New York Times and a former social media editor at the Times and ProPublica.org.
Competitive diversity scholarships, and discounted hotel rooms are still available in Halifax. Info and register for $75 at http://bit.ly/HalifaxNewsTrain.
SAVE THE DATE: NewsTrain will also bring its 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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