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Webinar Category: Editorial

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

Friday, December 11
Presenter: Lisa Rossi, The Des Moines Register

Using Alternative Story Formats: The How and Why

Thursday, December 10
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