Back-to-back webinars at Newspaper Academy

Upcoming Webinars at Newspaper Academy

Diane Ciotta: Tips to Get Larger and Longer-Term Sales Commitments. Help your customers plan their year-end and 2020 sales budgets now!

Wednesday, August 28 (50 minutes) 2pm Eastern / 1pm Central

Registration: Click here to register for Diane’s webinar

Diane Ciotta

In this 50-minute session, Diane will outline powerful principles that impact ultimate results including proven successful techniques to:

• master effective consultative-based interactions

• establish a reasonable & comfortable investment amount

• make appropriate recommendations to meet prospect’s business needs vs. advertising wants

You can be the hero! You can work with advertisers now to help them make plans for a successful 2020. That’s what this session is all about!

This is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Register now at:
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Kevin Slimp: 100 Minutes of Photoshop and InDesign Basics to Improve Production, Quality and Speed!
Thursday, August 29 (100 minutes) 2pm Eastern / 1pm Central

Kevin Slimp

The most requested areas of newspaper production training is in the areas of Photoshop and InDesign. Most newspaper designers and editors learn how to edit photos and design & layout ads and pages on their own, missing out on most of the tools available to speed up and improve design and production.

Here is your chance to get basic training in the applications that are used more than any other at most newspapers. In addition to other skills, Kevin will cover the following topics:

Photoshop Skills (plus others)

  • The basics of editing photos to get optimum results on newsprint
  • Creating color settings that work best with newsprint and newspaper presses
  • Creating Actions (and a specific action) to improve and greatly speed up your photo editing process
  • Making Your Reds Print Red and Your Blues Print BlueInDesign Skills (plus others)
  • Learning to Use more tools to work with text to speed up production
  • Creating various types of styles (paragraph, character, nested, object) to speed up production
  • The basics of Scripts in InDesign
  • Master Pages: Creating, Working With and Overriding Master Pages
  • Creating and Using Preflights in InDesign
  • Colors: Creating and Manipulating Colors and Gradients in InDesign

This is one you definitely don’t want to miss. Register now at:

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