Video Storytelling, DocumentCloud, Writing Tools and More


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From telling creative video stories on a tight deadline to covering sensitive topics, here are this month's training highlights, including our Webinar tutorial, Using DocumentCloud. Or see our complete list of courses, Webinars and more.

upcoming broadcasts and webinars

Video Storytelling with the Pros: Creativity on a Deadline
Video veterans will show you their go-to-tricks for telling creative stories on a tight deadline. 9 a.m. Eastern time, Saturday, Jan. 19. Enroll now.

Using DocumentCloud: A Digital Tools Tutorial
Learn how to build an innovative website using a content management system. In partnership with Knight Foundation and the American Press Institute. 2 p.m. Eastern time, Thursday, Jan. 31. Enroll now.

Upcoming online Seminar

Write Your Heart Out: The Craft of the Personal Essay
Discover powerful stories from your life and tell them in ways that will resonate with others, whether in print or online. Jan. 28-Feb. 22. Apply now.

Reporting resources

Looking for sources and resources for covering child sexual abuse, school/youth violence or to localize international stories? NewsU offers tips and links on these and other topics, gathered from the McCormick Foundation's Specialized Reporting Institute program. More Info.

More Help for Writers

Teaching the craft of writing is a long tradition of The Poynter Institute. And in that spirit, we are highlighting these unique programs to help you be a better writer--no matter what you write.