Leadership Skills, Mobile News Trends, User Participation and More: Our Weekly Training Digest

3:28 PM Jul. 19, 2016 — by Vicki Krueger

Your next career move starts here. Our new programs will help you build your leadership skills, your communication strategies and engagement with your audience. This week we are highlighting:

Looking for more training? Check out our Advanced Editing Certificate and our upcoming webinars on power digital tips and creating short documentaries. Our calendar of upcoming seminars features leadership coaching and TV power reporting. And with our Poynter Prepared Membership Program, we’re making it easier for you to save as you learn. Transform your career with our seminars, webinars, certificates and more.

Poynter-ACES Advanced Editing Training
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This unique program is for experienced editors who are seeking to move their work to a new level, and features an online seminar starting July 25 with coaching and feedback from the pros at the American Copy Editors Society.
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Cost: $650, Early-bird rate is $550
ACES members pay $475
Training Certificate Package
Short Documentary Storytelling: How to Create Successful, Shareable Video
Aug. 11
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Learn the techniques to make compelling short videos that people want to share
Cost: $29.95, Poynter Member Price: $23.96
NewsU Webinar

Web Headlines & SEO Essentials
Sept. 5-20 Learn more.
You've only got a few words—and a few seconds—to tell readers what the story (or blog posting, video or photo gallery) is about. Learn how to make every word count. Apply now.
Cost: $299, Poynter Member Price: $239

Poynter NewsU Seminar

AOJ Minority Writers Seminar
Nov. 3-6 Learn more.
This four-day seminar is intended to foster the diversity of voices necessary in the profession and to train the next generation of minority opinion journalists. Apply by Aug. 15.
Offered at no charge to selected participants with a small travel stipend.

Trends in Mobile News
July 20
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Explore new ways to attract audiences and meet changing information needs.
Thanks to the support of Knight Foundation, this $29.95 webinar is free.
NewsU Webinar
Audience, Brand, Platform: Making Sense of the Digital Landscape
July 28
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Sree Sreenivasan, the former chief digital officer of Columbia University and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will show you how to be smart, strategic and sustainable with your time online.
Cost: $29.95, Poynter Member Price: $23.96
NewsU Webinar
The 10UP Summit: 10 Years of User Participation
Aug. 29 Learn more.
Explore lessons from a decade in audience engagement and look toward the future. Lila King, founder of CNN iReport and now head of Instagram’s News and Publishing Partnerships team, will deliver the keynote address. Other speakers include Eric Carvin, social media editor at The Associated Press; Michelle Ferrier, founder of TrollBusters.com and associate dean for innovation at Ohio University; Mandy Jenkins, head of news at Storyful; Callie Schweitzer, editorial director of audience strategy for Time Inc.; and Amanda Zamora, the Texas Tribune’s incoming chief audience officer. The day will be moderated by Poynter’s Katie Hawkins-Gaar and Joy Mayer.
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Cost: $100
Poynter Summit

TV Power Reporting Academy
Aug. 29-Oct. 4 Learn more.
Look beyond the “what happened” to ask and answer more meaningful questions that other reporters miss. Apply Now.
Cost: $500, Poynter Member Price: $400

Poynter NewsU Seminar

The Power of Relationships: Leadership Coaching
July 25-Aug. 21 Learn more.
You'll examine your leadership style and learn to approach old problems with a new perspective. You'll also get one-on-one coaching with Poynter's Butch Ward. Apply Now.
Cost: $499, Poynter Member Price: $399.20

Poynter NewsU Seminar
Leadership for Broadcast Executive Producers
Sept. 18-21 Learn more.
Become smarter and more strategic in the way you lead your newsroom and the people in it. Apply now.
Cost: $600, Poynter Member Price: $480
Apply by our early-bird deadline of Aug. 8 and you will pay just $525
Poynter Seminar

Creating Your Social Media Strategy
Sept. 19-Oct. 14 Learn more.
Learn how to make your social media work more effective, more strategic and more meaningful. Apply now.
Cost: $499, Poynter Member Price: $399.20

Poynter NewsU Seminar

Poynter Leadership Academy
Oct. 2-7 Learn more.
Our premier seminar for managers destined to play major leadership roles in their organizations. Refine your leadership style, update your understanding of management and media trends and tools, and receive the personal coaching necessary to accelerate your effectiveness as a leader. Apply now.
Cost: $1,395, Poynter Member Price: $1,116
Apply by our early-bird deadline of Aug. 22 and you will pay just $1,250
Poynter Seminar

Essential Skills for New Managers
Oct. 16-21 Learn more.
Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation. Apply now.
Cost: $1,395, Poynter Member Price: $1,116
Apply by our early-bird deadline of Sept. 5 and you will pay just $1,250
Poynter Seminar

The Media Innovations Tour: New Revenues for News
Nov. 14-18 Learn more.
Your exclusive access to new strategies for sustaining the business of journalism. Apply now.
Cost: $7,500
Apply by our early-bird deadline of July 31 and you will pay just $7,000
Poynter Tour

Poynter-NABJ Leadership Academy for Diversity in Digital Media
Dec. 4-9 Learn more.
A transformative, tuition-free leadership program to train journalists of color working in digital media, developed in partnership with the National Association of Black Journalists. Apply by Aug. 15.
Cost: Thanks to the generous support of the program’s naming sponsor, The New York Times, as well as additional funding from Facebook, Google, Scripps Howard Foundation and the TEGNA Foundation, tuition for the academy is free.
Poynter-NABJ Seminar

Poynter-Cronkite Certificate Program for Adjunct Instructors
Available anytime Learn more.
Get the key skills you need to be an effective classroom teacher. Join Now.
Cost: $299 per person or $199 for a group of seats

Certificate Program

Communications Professional Certificate
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Learn how to shape and share your story and your brand with this certificate designed to sharpen your skills, build your confidence and give you an advantage in the workplace. Are you a journalist looking to make the transition to marketing or public relations? The courses in this certificate emphasize putting skills you already have — writing, editing, storytelling — to work in new ways.