March 21 - 23
Columbia, SC 29201
You don't want to miss seeing more than 350 of your Palmetto State newspaper friends at the 2014 Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation during the weekend of March 21-23, at the Hilton Columbia Center in the lively Congaree Vista! We've got interactive, educational sessions, networking events and more in our jam-packed schedule, plus more than 850 awards to present!
April 3 - 4
Keen focus on immediate ways to improve sales and revenue is the theme of GPA's 2014 Advertising Conference.
Little Rock, AR
Stock your toolbox with free and new tech tools for journalists, Web 2.0 tools and app recommendations.
April 4 - 5
Richmond, VA 23233
April 4-5 in Richmond, Va.
Columbia, SC 29211
Good local government reporting is a mainstay of newspaper coverage, yet often reporters don't have the background to properly understand how municipal government works and where to go for information and stories. Join the S.C. Press Association, the Municipal Association of South Carolina, and the S.C. Broadcasters Association on April 24, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m., as we delve into issues related to covering local government bodies.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Who reads a city budget when growing up, going to college or first entering the workforce? Or questions authorities to explain a matter until every detail is crystal clear? Few, if any, yet skilled reporters and photographers rely on these practices to become successful journalists. This webinar will utilize a set of tools and basics to arm new reporters as well as boost veterans' skills in reporting.
Friday, March 14, 2014
Do you really know your sales numbers? Not just the end result of how many ads you had in your last publication – rather the details, such as how many people you need to speak with to get one ad, or what your closing ratio is and how many spec ads are needed to be sent out per day. This webinar will look at what the "best of the best" classified salespeople do on a daily basis: how they track their numbers and plan their days to achieve consistent success regardless of the market conditions, month of the year or the territory they are selling into.
Friday, April 11, 2014
What do people see when they think about you? How do you portray yourself? Your image is the visual enhancement of your technical skills and level of professionalism. You may be the best at what you do, but if you don't put your best food forward from an image standpoint, then you may face obstacles to career advancement.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Demand for short, timely video is high on all news websites. In this session you will learn how to shoot short videos with a smart phone or tablet. The focus is on 30- to 60-second video that requires no or very minimal editing and can be posted quickly. Skills include sequences of shots, getting high-quality audio from your device, shooting the best five shots, and more.