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As we celebrate Thanksgiving in the U.S. this week, we want to pause and let you know how grateful we are for your support, energy and hard work this year. Instead of showcasing all upcoming Poynter training, we picked out some of our best free and low-cost resources for you:
- New self-directed course that gives you step-by-step guidance to investigate your local jail (free)
- Two-part webinar series for members of select state broadcasters associations about covering the 2020 Election (free)
- New self-directed course that will help you minimize legal risk, from copyright to defamation (free)
- A hands-on workshop about earning trust from your audience (
$500special low cost of $39)
- Poynter’s email newsletters, from Ren LaForme’s about digital tools to Kristen Hare’s about local news innovation (free)
- The best advice about writing and editing from Poynter’s senior scholar Roy Peter Clark (free)
The Poynter Institute is hiring! Want to join our team?
- Assistant Editor, Video Strategy — Poynter, Washington D.C. or St. Petersburg, Florida
- MediaWise Multimedia Producer — Poynter, St. Petersburg, Florida
- Program Manager, IFCN (The International Fact Checking Institute) — Poynter, St. Petersburg, Florida
- MediaWise Multimedia Producer (x2)— Poynter, St. Petersburg, Florida
- Reporter, IFCN (The International Fact Checking Institute) — Poynter, St. Petersburg, Florida
- MediaWise Editorial Director — Poynter, St. Petersburg, Florida
Click here for more jobs.
MORE FROM POYNTER
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- Here’s what we’re thankful for this year. By Poynter Staff.
- The Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative wants to support your next big idea. By Poynter Staff.
- The AP and Report for America are creating 14 new statehouse jobs. By Kristen Hare.
- Univision and Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network join forces to fight misinformation in the U.S. By Poynter Staff.
- For 7 years, this local site has brought random acts of kindness to Sault Ste. Marie. By Kristen Hare.