Tune in for an instructive hour reviewing your school publication websites and their performance during this customized session led by the digital publishing experts of Setka, a tech company that delivers easy-to-use tools for enhanced page and article design, audience engagement and readability.
A WordPress VIP Technology partner, Setka was founded by a team of publishers and media experts and aims to enrich the user experience and bring beautiful editorial design to all kinds of content.
Join us to learn how you can take some simple steps toward more attractive, effective, and engaging content design.
Feb. 14, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern
WHAT WILL I LEARN:
- The elements of effective digital editorial design
- Online visual trends among today’s biggest newspapers
- How different design elements you are currently using are or are not maximized for the best user experiences
- Options for increasing the aesthetics and performance of your site without having to be an expert in coding
- What kind of designs work best for different types of stories
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
All students participating in the Poynter College Media Project, including student media staffers and peers in journalism and related courses, should attend.
Katya Bazilevskaya is the CEO and co-founder of Setka. She has served as an active judge at Cannes Lions as well as the Webbys, and has been recognized as a Young Communication Entrepreneur by the British Council and Young Media Manager of the Year by PWC & Odgers Berndtson (CIS). Katya co-founded and led several companies to success, among them Look At Media, Eastern Europe’s leading digital media and branded content agency, which attracts 7 million unique monthly visitors across their online properties. Spread across four countries and 11 cities, her team’s work has received 65 international awards from Cannes Lions, the Webbys, D&AD, One Show, Eurobest, and many others.
Anastasia Dyakovskaya is Setka’s Head of Content, directing strategy across channels and telling design-driven stories on Setka’s content hub as well as @SetkaEditor on social media. She’s spent over a decade in the world of publishing, starting within magazines and print at Condé Nast before crossing over to the online world of branded journalism and content creation. Before joining the team, she spent five years freelance writing and consulting and has a background in design and visual arts. She holds a BA from NYU’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study and a master’s degree in Creative Writing from the University of St Andrews.