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Webinar Category: Editorial

Watchdog Reporting for all Newsrooms


Thursday, June 23
Presenter: Chris Coates, The News Journal


Interactive Storytelling Tools: Enhance your readers’ experience


Thursday, June 9
Presenter: Steve Buttry, Louisiana State University


Creating Focus on Enterprise News: Best practices for digging deeper


Thursday, May 19
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


Best Breakouts for Daily Reporting


Recorded on April 22, 2016
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


Growing Your Digital Audience


Recorded on March 25, 2016
Presenters: Carlene Cox and Penny Riordan, GateHouse Media


Building Your Graduation Pages


Recorded on March 24, 2016
Presenter: Russell Viers


Using Excel as a Reporting Tool


Recorded on March 10, 2016
Presenter: Erin Jordan, Cedar Rapids Gazette and KCRG TV9 News


Resisting Regurgitation: Proactive storytelling for today’s readers


Recorded on February 25, 2015
Presenter: Tim Schmitt, GateHouse Media


Social Journalism: The keys to connecting with your audience


Recorded on February 12, 2016
Presenter: Dr. Carrie Brown, City University of New York


Google Analytics: Finding and reading the data


Recorded on January 21, 2016
Presenter: Sherri Horton, GateHouse Media


A Crash Course to Fact-Checking Journalism: Just in time for election season


Recorded on January 15, 2016
Presenter: Jane Elizabeth, American Press Institute


Using Social Media To Engage Your Audience –Without annoying your friends and fans


Recorded on December 11, 2015
Presenter: Lisa Rossi, The Des Moines Register


Using Alternative Story Formats: The How and Why


Recorded on December 10, 2015
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


In-Depth, Enterprising News: Finding Time and Digging Deeper


Recorded on November 19, 2015
Presenter: Tim Schmitt, GateHouse Media


Mapping Your Digital Strategy


Recorded on October 15, 2015
Presenter: Jean Hodges, GateHouse Media


Photography for Reporters


Recorded on September 24, 2015
Presenter: Lizzie Jespersen, GateHouse Media


Investigative Reporting Tools for any Newsroom


Recorded on September 17, 2015
Presenter: Erin Jordan, Cedar Rapids Gazette and KCRG TV9 News


New Ways to Grow Audience Online: Social Stories for Snapchat, Periscope and Facebook


Recorded on August 20, 2015
Presenter: Val Hoeppner, Val Hoeppner Media and Consulting


How to Craft an Engaging Lede


Recorded on August 13, 2015
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


Easily and Quickly Sort, Organize and Process Your Photos


Recorded on July 30, 2015
Presenter: Russell Viers


Community Faces Photography


Recorded on July 23, 2015
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


Quickly Create Slideshows and Galleries: A guide to working with YouTube


Recorded on June 26, 2015
Presenter: Jaci Smith, Faribault Daily News


AP Style Crash Course


Recorded on June 18, 2015
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


Data-Driven, In-Depth Coverage


Recorded on May 7, 2015
Presenter: Carlene Cox, GateHouse Media


How to Use Data Visualization Tools


Recorded on April 17, 2015
Presenter: Nicole Simmons, GateHouse Media New England


Mobile Video Editing


Recorded on April 9, 2015
Presenter: Val Hoeppner, Val Hoeppner Media and Consulting


Successful Interviewing in Emotional Situations


Recorded on March 26, 2015
Presenter: Lyle Muller, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism


User-Generated Content: More Readers, More Revenue


Recorded on December 4, 2014
Presenter: Allan Barmak, The Barmak Group


The Art of the Interview: How talking to the right people can improve your storytelling


Recorded on October 16, 2014
Presenter: Laura Widmer, Iowa State Daily


Mobile First News Strategy


Recorded on September 12, 2014
Presenter Val Hoeppner, Val Hoeppner Media and Consulting, LLC


InDesign 301: Working with Images and Graphics Archive


Recorded on August 21, 2014
Presenter Russell Viers, Atomic News Tools


Mobile Gadget Lab: Creating Great Video


Recorded on July 31, 2014
Presenter, Chris Snider, Drake University


InDesign 201: Become a Type Superhero Archive


Recorded on July 10, 2014
Presenter Russell Viers, Atomic News Tools


Taming the E-mail Beast Archive


Recorded on May 9, 2014
Presenter, Randy Dean, Time Management Expert


Short and Smart: Mobile Video Storytelling


Recorded on April 17, 2014
Presenter Val Hoeppner, Val Hoeppner Media Consulting


Just the Facts … Obtaining and using the information you need to report accurately


Recorded on March 13, 2014
Presenter Lyle Muller, Iowa Watch


Story Organization: Defining the pieces and assembling the product


Recorded on February 14, 2014
Presenter Brenda Witherspoon


Covering Health Care Reform: How to inform your readers


Recorded on December 5, 2013
Presenter Tony Leys, Des Moines Register


More Detail, Less Clutter In Your Writing


Recorded on October 11, 2013
Presenter Brenda Witherspoon, Iowa State University


Collaborating for Success: Competitive Business Models


Recorded on September 20, 2013
Presenter Lyle Muller, Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism


Photoshop and Color: Laying a Good Foundation


Recorded on August 29, 2013
Presenter Lisa Griffin, Boone Newspapers


The Latest Apps For News Reporting


Recorded on August 28, 2013
Presenter Chris Snider, Drake University


Fair Game For Republishing In The Digital Age


Recorded on 04/12/2013
Presenter Ashley Messenger, NPR


In Cyberspace No One Can Hear You Scream: Trademarks, Copyrights and the Internet


Recorded on 1/24/2013
Presenter David Nelmark, Belin McCormick, PC


Investigative Story Ideas For Small Newspapers


Recorded on 11/16/2012
Presenter Stephen Berry, University of Iowa


Smartphones – Smart Journalism


Recorded on 10/04/2012
Presenter Val Hoeppner, Freedom Forum Diversity Institute

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How to pursue an investigative project while juggling other stories archive


Recorded on 09/13/2012
Presenter Erin Jordan, Cedar Rapids Gazette

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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Readers Archive


Recorded on 07/12/2012
Presenter Joan Stewart, Publicity Expert

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Covering the Presidential Election: Why and How Archive


Recorded on 6/22/2012
Presenter Al Cross, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues


Tricks for Faster Photo Processing Archive


Recorded on 6/21/2012
Presenter Russell Viers, Adobe Certified Trainer


Using Social Media to Make Reporting Collaborative


Recorded 3/14/2012
Center for Sustainable Journalism, Clay Duda


Managing Your Changing Workload Archive


Recorded 2/10/2012
Presenter Steve Buttry, Digital First Media

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Understanding the “New Business” of News Archive


Recorded 12/1/2011
Presenter Adam Carroll, Winning The Money Game


Using Facebook to Leverage Readership Archive


Recorded 9/29/2011
Presenters Noah Echols and Clay Duda, Center for Sustainable Journalism


Digital News Content Archive: Copyrights, Trademarks and Right of Publicity Archive


Recorded 5/6/2011
Presenters John Bussian and Charles Marshall


Precision Journalism – Grammar, structure and usage Archive


Recorded 4/28/2011
Presenter Barbara Mack, Iowa State University