• Covering Child Sex Abuse: Lessons from the Sandusky Story

    Seminar Snapshot

    Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim describes how she approached her reporting of the Penn State scandal involving former football coach Jerry Sandusky.

  • Reporting on Sexual Violence

    Self-Directed Course

    Explore strategies and statistics to help you tell powerful stories with context, accuracy and sensitivity.

  • On the Beat: Writing Obituaries

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn to write engaging, informative and accurate obituaries...and love it!

  • World Vision-Poynter Certificate for Emergency Communications

    Certificate Program

    This certificate from World Vision and Poynter is for those looking to improve their coverage of emergencies.

    Assessments for this certificate

    • Journalism and Trauma: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Journalism and Trauma" at Poynter's NewsU

    • Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web" at Poynter's NewsU. Do not click the back button when taking the assessments. Doing so will take you out of the assessment and would probably count as a failure for one of your three chances.

    • Video Storytelling for the Web: Course Assessment
    • International Reporting Basics: What You Need to Know Before You Go: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "International Reporting Basics: What You Need to Know Before You Go" at Poynter's NewsU.

    • Social Media: Strategies and Tools for News: Course Assessment
    • Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling: Course Assessment

      Measures your understanding of the content in the course "Five Steps to Multimedia Storytelling" at Poynter's NewsU.

  • Covering War at Home

    Seminar Snapshot

    Strategies for telling the stories of soldiers, their families and citizens on the home front.

  • How to Cover Housing Stories in Your Community

    Webinar

    Get your guide to reporting on where and how your readers live in this FREE Webinar.

  • Reporting on Bullying

    Webinar

    Go beyond the emotional and political hysteria to cover the bullying phenomenon with accuracy and context.

  • Face-to-Face: "Testing Grounds"

    Seminar Snapshot

    Reporters Kris Hundley and Kathleen Flynn discuss their experience in producing "Testing Grounds," an award-winning story about drug testing in India.

  • On the Beat: Covering Education

    Self-Directed Course

    Learn how to find your way around the U.S. education system: the standards, the people and the protocol.

  • Covering Foster Care

    Seminar Snapshot

    Avoid common misconceptions andquick-fix stories about foster care and get tools to put stories in context.

  • Covering Sex Trafficking

    Webinar

    Learn how to work with survivors, police and advocates to find and tell your community’s hidden story.

  • 7 Tools for Next-Level Writing: National Grammar Day 2014

    Webinar

    Tools to help your own writing, to teach writing to others, and to (at least start to) love grammar.