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Accomplished trainers in social, mobile, data and records coming to #NWNewsTrain in Seattle Nov. 11

Tuesday, May 16, 2017   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Linda Austin
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We have a tremendous lineup of trainers set for #NWNewsTrain in Seattle on Nov. 11. They include:

·  P. Kim Buieditor-at-large for NowThis News and former deputy managing editor for (upper left in the photo collage)

·  Laura E. Davisdigital news director of the Annenberg Media Center at the University of Southern California and a former mobile editor at BuzzFeed. (upper right)

·  Steve Doig, professor of journalism, specializing in data reporting, at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. (lower middle)

·  Angela Galloway, an associate attorney who practices open-government law at the Seattle firm of MacDonald Hoague & Bayless. (lower right)


Here's the agenda and what you can learn from each trainer:

·  Maximizing social media to get your story read, (Bui)

·  Using social media as powerful reporting tools, (Bui)

·  Making smart choices in mobile storytelling, (Davis)

·  Producing data-driven enterprise stories off your beat, (Doig) and 

·  Using state and federal open-records laws effectively (Galloway).

The program also includes a keynote lunchtime talk by former Seattle Times Executive Editor Mike Fancher on how to bolster your newsroom's credibility. (lower left)

For just $75, register to get this full Saturday of highly rated training in digital skills, including light breakfast and lunch, plus free parking. The first 20 to register will receive a free AP Stylebook  a $22.95 value.

Competitive diversity scholarships are open to journalists, journalism students and journalism educators from diverse backgrounds. Apply by Oct. 4.

Other NewsTrains this year will be on Oct. 14 near Boston and Oct. 21 near Columbus, Ohio.


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