Thursday, July 20
Bring your stories to life online with interactive charts and graphics using Infogr.am, Piktochart, Google Fusion, Plot.ly and Graphiq. Your readers will experience your stories in a richer way as they hover and click on these multimedia elements. Plus, you’ll improve the coveted time-on-site metric. We’ll show you how to use the tools and offer examples.
1:00 pm - Central Time
*Registrations submitted after deadline are subject to $10 late fee. Registrations accepted until the day of the webinar. Log in instructions will be sent 48 hours ahead of scheduled program. If you are interested in participating but are unable to attend the live webinar, we encourage you to sign up anyway. As part of your webinar package, you will receive free access to the archive of this webinar by registering for the live session.
Tim Schmitt has spent decades in various newsrooms — some print, and some broadcast. He was a sports reporter, news reporter, and then managing editor of his hometown paper, the Tonawanda (N.Y.) News, where he led an award-winning editorial page. He’s worked as an editor, staffer or longtime contributor with the Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff, the Mesa Tribune, the Arizona Republic, the alt-weekly Buffalo Current, and the Niagara Falls Gazette, where he was executive sports editor over four dailies.
Genette Brookshire, a graduate of California State University, Fresno, started working at The Record in Stockton, California in 2004 as a copy editor. Now, as digital and print news editor, she works directly with the editor to set the direction of coverage and content for the print and digital editions. Genette is also responsible for Recordnet.com, including managing content and implementing digital initiatives.