Reporting and Writing

Reporting and Writing

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This webinar package takes you through four different course offerings focused on enhancing reporting and writing skills. The individual webinars have all been previously recorded and include:

Clean Up Your Copy

AP style — it’s the industry standard, and an ever-evolving set of rules that journalists need to understand and follow. Amber Krosel, a member of the American Copy Editors Society, will get you caught up on recent changes to the stylebook, as well as old standards that routinely trip up reporters and editors.

Revamping Your High School Sports Coverage

While game stories are important, adding new features and better coordination to your overall prep coverage plan can help maximize your resources. In this session, we’ll discuss devising a weekly schedule and implementing alternate story formats. We’ll also offer strategies on how to beef up sections with a limited staff.

Best Breakouts for Daily Reporting

Whether you’re using them to share data and statistics or to provide background on a story, making use of breakouts can help trim your stories and provide a better experience for your readers.

In this session, we’ll cover a rundown of effective breakouts and tips on how to implement them into your everyday reporting.

Precision Journalism – Grammar, structure and usage

In this webinar …

–Have trouble with lie vs. lay and who vs. whom?
–Need a quick guide to healthy vs. healthful?
–Pronoun usage a problem?
–Is he shorter than she, or shorter than her?

If you write, or if you edit the writing of others, then this webinar and the accompanying materials are designed to make your life easier. We’ll explore some grammar basics, such as correct pronoun usage, some typical pitfalls for reporters, and some ways to make your newspaper clean, correct, and cogent.

Registration Information

Package price for Reporting and Writing is $99. To register for this package please click here. Once you complete the registration you will receive a confirmation page with links to download for each of the programs. These webinars have all been previously recorded and registering for the package will provide you direct links for you to watch the programs whenever and wherever you like. There is no specific date and time this package will be aired.

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