Webinar Archives

Click on a category below to see our Archive offerings.

Certificate Programs

Click here to learn more about our Certificate Programs.

Helpful Hints

Webinars are conducted by a presenter showing slides. The slides will appear through your Internet browser and the audio will be presented through the phone.

Each registration receives one webinar connection link.

After registering for a webinar, you will receive a receipt by email, as well as a second email with the log-in and call-in information. The subject line of the second email will read “Meeting Confirmation.”

If you have not received the email with the webinar access information, be sure to check your spam mail folder as it may have been held up there.

If you need assistance with registration or logging in the day of the webinar, please contact Online Media Campus at:

515.244.2145
Email


Six Ways to Make Your FOIA/Public Records Requests More Effective


Recorded on October 12, 2017

1:00pm-2:00pm CDT
2:00pm-3:00pm EDT

Deadline: Monday, October 9

Knowing how to craft a Freedom of Information Act request or a public records request is half the battle. Knowing how to proceed after that request is sent will help close the deal. Emily Le Coz of GateHouse Media and Tim Schmitt discuss tips and best practices.

Click here to register for this archive. Please fill out the registration information at this link. If you participated in the live viewing, be sure to add in your discount code for free viewing. Once you complete the registration you will receive a link to view the archive.

Emily Le Coz is GateHouse Media’s national data projects editor where she oversees data-driven stories in markets throughout the country. Prior to that, she served as deputy investigations editor for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida and was part of a team that won multiple national awards for its investigation of a racially biased court system. Emily hails from Wisconsin but spent most of her career in Mississippi covering local and state politics, working as an investigations reporter and stringing for Reuters.

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.