Taking the Reins: Growing into Your Role as an Editor

About this product

What makes an editor great in journalism from relationships to decision-making.

Type: Webinar

Upcoming broadcast on January 24, 2019 at 2 pm EST.

Time Estimate: One hour

$29.95

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Description

This webinar gets up close and personal with Alexandra Zayas, an award-winning reporter and current senior editor at ProPublica. She’ll offer a glimpse into her own transition from reporter to editor and explain how to use the tips and wisdom she’s picked up along the way.

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

  • What makes an editor great
  • Confessions from veteran editors about early mistakes they made
  • Decision-making, from editing to coaching to ethics
  • A roadmap for self-improvement

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Anyone thinking about becoming an editor or transitioning into that role

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Alexandra Zayas

Alexandra Zayas is a senior editor at ProPublica. She spent 12 years at the Tampa Bay Times, ultimately as the newspaper’s enterprise editor. As a reporter, her investigation into abuse at unlicensed religious children’s homes across Florida won the 2013 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting, the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. She has served on the National Advisory Board of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies.