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Lessons from Local: Innovation Strategies for Newsrooms Series
Expires After: Does not Expire

This five-part webinar series introduces participants to alternative approaches to local news coverage to help adapt to changes in the industry.

Editors, reporters, publishers, independent journalists and anyone working in local media will learn how to make changes in coverage and revenue to engage audiences and thrive.

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These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.

In This Series:

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Starting Your Own Site 101: Lessons from Local, Part 5
Expires After: 5 Month(s) 14 Day(s)

Tired of being at the mercy of corporate owners? You can do your own thing. It’s not enough just to have great journalism, though. We’ll get tips from people who’ve done it for people who want to do it.

Enroll in Training Package and Save

These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.

In This Series:

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

What questions should you ask? What should you expect? How should you prepare?

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Entrepreneurs and people ready for something new.


COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Kristen Hare

Kristen Hare is the Knight Foundation reporter for local news innovation at Poynter. She previously worked as a staff writer with the St. Louis Beacon and as a features writer with the St. Joseph News-Press.

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How Local and National Journalists Can Work Together to Cover Breaking News: Lessons from Local, Part 4
Expires After: 5 Month(s) 14 Day(s)

All news is local. Ferguson. Orlando. Sutherland Springs. Parkland. When it breaks, local journalists are the first ones to cover shootings, fires, protests and more. When national media leaves, local remains and keeps asking accountability questions. What would happen if we collaborated?


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These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.


In This Series:


WHAT WILL I LEARN:

How to set your newsroom up for partnerships.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE:

Everyone! Editors, reporters, project managers.


COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Kristen Hare

Kristen Hare is the Knight Foundation reporter for local news innovation at Poynter. She previously worked as a staff writer with the St. Louis Beacon and as a features writer with the St. Joseph News-Press. Before that, Kristen spent two years in Guyana, South America, with the Peace Corps. Her stories have earned national honors, including the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the University of Missouri and first place wins from the Society for Features Journalism. Kristen lives outside Tampa, Fla., with her family. You can follow her on Twitter at @kristenhare.

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We Can’t Do More with Less — Here’s How to Say No: Lessons from Local, Part 3
Expires After: 5 Month(s) 14 Day(s)

We live in an era of layoffs, buyouts and shutdowns. As we have fewer resources and more to cover, it’s time to learn how to make choices about what we do. We’ll see what’s worked for other newsrooms and what impact it’s had.

As newsrooms shrink, many are trying to do more with less. It’s time to stop that madness and focus on doing the right things instead. The good news is that a handful of those things are easy, free and will help you get back to creating the kind of journalism you want to create.


Enroll in Training Package and Save

These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.


In This Series:


WHAT WILL I LEARN:

We’ll focus on three things you need and three things you need to do.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Anyone who is tired of trying (and failing) to do everything.


COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Kristen Hare

Kristen Hare is the Knight Foundation reporter for local news innovation at Poynter. She previously worked as a staff writer with the St. Louis Beacon and as a features writer with the St. Joseph News-Press. Before that, Kristen spent two years in Guyana, South America, with the Peace Corps. Her stories have earned national honors, including the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the University of Missouri and first place wins from the Society for Features Journalism. Kristen lives outside Tampa, Fla., with her family. You can follow her on Twitter at @kristenhare.

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How Newsrooms are Making (Some) Money That’s Not from Advertising: Lessons from Local, Part 2
Expires After: 5 Month(s) 14 Day(s)

The Washington Post, The New York Times and The Guardian have successfully shifted their business models from ads to subscriptions. So it’s possible, but not easy. We’ll show what’s working for local newsrooms.

Enroll in Training Package and Save

These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.

In This Series:


WHAT WILL I LEARN:

How local newsrooms are finding new ways to make money to support the work they want to do.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

People involved in the business of journalism and people who care about it.


COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Kristen Hare

Kristen Hare is the Knight Foundation reporter for local news innovation at Poynter. She previously worked as a staff writer with the St. Louis Beacon and as a features writer with the St. Joseph News-Press. Before that, Kristen spent two years in Guyana, South America, with the Peace Corps. Her stories have earned national honors, including the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the University of Missouri and first place wins from the Society for Features Journalism. Kristen lives outside Tampa, Fla., with her family. You can follow her on Twitter at @kristenhare.

SPONSOR:


Knight Foundation

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation advances journalism in the digital age and invests in the vitality of communities where the Knight brothers owned newspapers. Knight Foundation focuses on projects that promote community engagement and lead to transformational change.

The foundation, headquartered in Miami, was established in 1950. It has always been independent of the Knight brothers’ media enterprise that later became Knight-Ridder. Knight-Ridder was sold to The McClatchy Company in 2006.

Knight Foundation’s signature work is its Journalism Program. Since 1950, the foundation has invested nearly $400 million with 1,000 partners to advance quality journalism and freedom of expression worldwide. Today, the program focuses on leading journalism excellence into the digital age. Journalism initiatives include training and education; news and newsroom diversity; digital media and news in the public interest; and press freedom and freedom of information.

Poynter’s News University is funded by a grant from the Knight Foundation.

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Five Small Things That Have Made a Big Difference in Local Newsrooms: Lessons from Local, Part 1
Expires After: 5 Month(s) 14 Day(s)

As newsrooms shrink, many are trying to do more with less. It’s time to stop that madness and focus on doing the right things instead. The good news is that a handful of those things are easy, free and will help you get back to creating the kind of journalism you want to create.


Enroll in Training Package and Save

These five, half-hour webinars are available individually, at $19.95 each or as a series. Buy the complete training package of five webinars at $60; the $40 discount essentially means two webinars are free.

In This Series:


WHAT WILL I LEARN:

How local newsrooms around the country have shifted their priorities and changed their workflows through some very easy changes.


WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Anyone ready to make change fast.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Kristen Hare is the Knight Foundation reporter for local news innovation at Poynter. She previously worked as a staff writer with the St. Louis Beacon and as a features writer with the St. Joseph News-Press. Before that, Kristen spent two years in Guyana, South America, with the Peace Corps. Her stories have earned national honors, including the Darrell Sifford Memorial Prize in Journalism from the University of Missouri and first place wins from the Society for Features Journalism. Kristen lives outside Tampa, Fla., with her family. You can follow her on Twitter at @kristenhare.

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