Spring Training for Journalists, April 24

Hey folks. This *very* affordable “Spring Training” event sponsored by the CA Media Workers Guild promises to be a good one. Details below!


California Media Workers is sponsoring “Spring Training: Reinventing Your Journalism Career” on Saturday, April 24 at the Ocean campus of City College of San Francisco.

Guild members get in free, including members of our freelance unit. Others pay $20 in advance, or $25 at the door.

Sessions are designed to help journalists — including newsroom staffers, freelancers and students — gain the skills they need to survive in this changing industry.

Highlights include: * Tips on audio storytelling by Davia Nelson of NPR’s Kitchen Sisters * Welcoming remarks by Steve Fainaru, managing editor of The Bay Citizen (formerly known as the Bay Area News Project) * Sessions on new media skills by instructors from the Knight Digital Media Center * A multimedia workshop by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Kim Komenich * Help from a career coach experienced in the needs of journalists and other media workers * Sessions on freelancing, foreign reporting, writing nonfiction books and more

For details, download the attached PDFs or visit the Facebook page for this event: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=112507132096601&ref=ts

To sign up, just e-mail register@mediaworkers.org

pdf iconspringtraining-schedule.pdf pdf iconspringtraining-presenterbios.pdf

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