The 2015 session includes a couple of new faces, as well as some favorites from previous years, in its lineup of instructors. And for the first time, classes will be offered with topics outside the "traditional technology" realm, according to Kevin Slimp, Institute director. SNPA members are eligible to receive a $100 discount by registering no later than July 15.
This two-day conference at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute will teach journalism educators about the impact of trauma on individuals and communities, how to build resilience through reporting, and provide hands-on help in creating units or standalone courses and capstone classes on trauma. Participants will walk away with a deeper knowledge of the dynamics of trauma and resilience, the elements of self care, and how to navigate classroom discussions of some of the most sensitive topics journalists encounter in their work.
The annual ArkLaMiss Conference returns to Vicksburg's Ameristar Hotel Hotel and Casino Nov. 5-6, 2015.
A number of sessions on developing and growing your audience in print and online are planned, as well as a discussion of postal issues and exchange of circulation and revenue growth ideas.
This free Covering Water in a Changing World specialized reporting institute, funded by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is designed for any journalist or weather broadcaster reporting on water issues and the impact of climate change. This program will focus on key challenges for journalists.