Cross featured in webinar on strategies to cover agricultural issues

Thursday, May 18

2:00pm-3:00pm EDT
1:00pm-2:00pm CDT

For more information and to register, go to http://www.onlinemediacampus.com/2017/04/rural-journalism/

If you’re in a rural area, there’s a good chance that agriculture is one of the most important topics you can deliver to readers. But where do you start? And how do you keep coming up with relevant ideas? Al Cross from the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues talks about strategies for community papers to attack agricultural issues.

*Registrations received after May 15 are subject to a $10 late fee. Registration for this program closes at midnight May 17. Log in instructions will be sent 48 hours ahead of scheduled program. If you are interested in participating but are unable to attend the live webinar, we encourage you to sign up anyway. As part of your webinar package, you will receive free access to the archive of this webinar by registering for the live session.

Meet the Presenter …  

Al Cross is director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, based at the University of Kentucky. He publishes The Rural Blog, Kentucky Health News and the Midway Messenger. He was a reporter at The Courier-Journal in Louisville for 26 years, the last 15½ as the newspaper’s chief political writer. He was national president of the Society of Professional Journalists in 2001-02. His awards include SPJ’s top award, the Wells Memorial Key, and the Kentucky Journalism Hall of Fame.

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