If one of your 2019 goals is to lead in your newsroom and become a leader in the industry, mark your calendar now for these training opportunities coming up this year.
Jan 16-17 (and multiple more dates in 2019): Workplace Integrity Train-the-Trainer Workshops | Washington, D.C.
Thanks to a grant from CBS, the Freedom Forum Institute’s newly developed training to combat sexual harassment and discrimination in newsrooms is now free. The research-based curriculum focuses on developing critical thinking, courageous conversations and cultures of respect and trust. 2019 workshop dates are Jan. 16-17, March 26-27, June 12-13, August 15-16 and Oct. 16-17. Learn more and apply here.
May 8-9: RTDNA/ACES Editing Boot Camp | Washington, D.C.
RTDNA is partnering with ACES: The Society for Editing for an in-depth training program in Washington, D.C. The Boot Camp will focus on essential editing skills for journalists, digital editing tips, tricks and tools, and editing for broadcasters (think scripts and captions). Learn more and register here.
July 10-12: Anchor and Producer Leadership Summit | Chicago
Successful newsrooms need leadership and teamwork. 2018’s Anchor Leadership Summit trained more than 70 local news anchors in coaching and trust-building skills. 2019’s summit from RTDNA and Loyola University Chicago expands the focus to radio and TV producers and anchors. Learn more and register here.
September 5-7: Excellence in Journalism 2019 | San Antonio
RTDNA’s annual conference, held with partners NAHJ and SPJ this year, is one of journalism’s biggest gatherings and the only one focused on local news leadership, industry trends and preparing newsrooms to reach tomorrow’s audiences. Registration will open in the spring. Learn more and register here.