Snapchat and Google Trends, Powerful Writing and Interviewing, and More: April Newsletter


Whether you're looking for new ways to use Google Trends to enhance your newsgathering or get a handle on Snapchat, we've got an all-star lineup of digital leaders who will show you how to create sharable stories that will engage your readers and your community. We'll also help you develop your voice, make your photo captions sing, capture video stories or learn to code.

Want more? Browse our selection of more than 400 courses that will help you build your journalism skills in an ever-changing marketplace.

Webinars and Broadcasts

Using Voice, Authority and 'I' in Storytelling

Can you (or should you) use first-person when you write? Learn how to find your voice as a storyteller on Wednesday, April 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Enroll now.

Diving Deep into Google Trends

Want to connect your audience with your journalism? Here's a step-by-step guide for gaining insight into what people search for on Google. on Thursday, April 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Enroll now.

How News Organizations Can Make the Most of Snapchat

How to make Snapchat work for your newsroom (selfies encouraged) on Thursday, April 30 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Enroll now.

Writing Effective Photo Captions

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but it still needs a caption. Learn how to write compelling and clear captions for your photos on Thursday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Eastern time. Enroll now.

The Art of the Interview: Master Class with Jacqui Banaszynski

Pulitzer Prize-winner Jacqui Banaszynski will show you how to take your interviews deeper by the questions that separate the best stories from those we all too quickly forget. Friday, May 15. Enroll now.

See our complete Webinar schedule at newsu.org/webinarschedule

Online Seminars

Video Fundamentals for Journalists

Want to start telling video stories? This course is your guide to shooting, producing and sharing video stories. May 4 - May 30. Apply now.

Building Effective News & Information Websites: HTML & CSS

This hands-on, project-based course will help you develop web publishing skills from the ground up – no prior programming experience necessary. May 26 - June 12. Apply now.

See our complete list of upcoming seminars at newsu.org/groupseminarschedule