KPA panel to participate in Travel Industry annual conference

Three editors representing the Kentucky Press Association will be participating in a panel presentation at the Kentucky Travel Industry Association’s annual conference. The conference is scheduled for in October at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Louisville. The KPA session is set for October 24, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. The program segment is entitled “Getting Your Story Straight.” Whether it’s the softer […]

It’s all data; j-schools focusing on how to teach it

Every j-school should teach data, and here’s how By Cheryl Phillips, MediaShift Data journalism education is becoming more robust across all sizes and types of schools, from Columbia to Texas State and from Northwestern to University of Florida. At the University of Texas-Arlington, a commuter school, a tenured professor taught herself how to use spreadsheets just so she could teach […]

APME News Train making October 21 stop nearby

APME’s NewsTrain is bringing digital training to suburban Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday, Oct. 21. For only $75, early-bird registrants get a full Saturday of cutting-edge training, including meals, in Dublin, Ohio, 18 miles northwest of downtown Columbus. The sessions — requested by a committee of local journalists and designed to teach immediately usable skills — include: Producing data-driven enterprise stories […]

Final ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute set for Washington

ASNE is accepting applications through Sept. 8 for the Emerging Leaders Institute Oct. 7-8 at its News Leadership Conference with APME in Washington, D.C. The goal of this program is to train up-and-coming news leaders with diverse backgrounds and help them develop core strategic leadership skills. Free to all participants, the institute will provide two nights of hotel (Oct. 6-7) […]