Announcing Poynter's 2017 Seminar Lineup: What Do You Want to Learn in the New Year?


5:32 PM Dec. 08, 2016 — by Vicki Krueger

We're delighted to announce our 2017 lineup of seminars and workshops. In the in-person and online events outlined below, you'll learn from award-winning journalists, industry experts and media leaders. You'll also get the coaching and feedback that sets Poynter programs apart from the crowd.

With our Poynter Prepared Membership Program, we’re making it easier for you to save as you learn. As a bonus, you can join our members-only Slack channel for exclusive access to Poynter faculty and conversations.

And one more thing: In this season of giving, you can offer a gift that serves journalism and democracy. Please consider supporting The Poynter Institute and its mission to elevate journalism and the people it serves. Your contribution makes a huge difference.

Reporting, Writing and Editing

Feature Reporting and Writing: Finding, Mining and Creating Great Stories
Jan. 6-Feb. 5

Pulitzer Prize-winner Lane DeGregory will walk you through the elements you need and workshop your ideas. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

In-Depth Editing
Jan. 20-Feb. 17

Designed for experienced editors who want to learn new skills and strategies, plus coaching and feedback from the pros at the American Copy Editors Society. ACES members get a discount on this partnership program. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

The Deep Dive: Investigative Journalism That Matters
Feb. 3-March 3

For journalists with ambition to do investigative journalism that rights wrongs, corrects the historical record and makes the world a better place. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Web Headlines & SEO Essentials
Feb. 3-27

You've only got a few words—and a few seconds—to tell readers what the story (or blog posting, video or photo gallery) is about. Learn how to make every word count. Apply now.
Cost: $299, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Separate – And Still Unequal
Feb. 16

A free day of learning and dialogue on the future of public schools. Offered in partnership with the Education Writers Association. Register now.
Cost: Free, thanks to the support of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the Lumina Foundation and the Ford Foundation. Poynter Workshop

Poynter Summit on Reporting and Editing
May 7-12

Explore the tools that will help you tell more powerful stories, no matter what role you play in your organization. Apply by March 24.
Cost: $1,395, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Writers Without Editors: How to Edit Your Own Writing
May 8-26

Overcome the pitfalls of editing work that you have created and read your writing with fresh eyes to find and fix more errors. Apply now.
Cost: $429, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Broadcast

TV Assignment Editor Workshop
March 6-31

How to find stories and sources online, help others “get” your vision for the stories you are pitching and drill down to find the truth in stories. Apply now.
Cost: $349, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Poynter Producer Project
March 20-April 28

Expand your expertise with new writing, storytelling, coaching and ethical decision-making skills. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

TV Power Reporting Academy
Aug. 18-Sept. 30

We're combining the best of online learning with in-person coaching and mentoring to help you tell stronger stories and make those tough calls on deadline. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Leadership

The Power of Relationships: Leadership Coaching
Jan. 27-Feb. 26

How you can harness the power of relationships to bring about exceptional results in your organization. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Essential Skills for New Managers
April 2-7

Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation. Apply by March 6
Cost: $1,395, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Poynter Leadership Academy
Oct. 15-20

Poynter’s premier seminar for high-potential managers will help you refine your leadership style, explore the latest media trends and tools, and receive the coaching necessary to accelerate your effectiveness. Apply by Sept. 8
Cost: $1,395, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Essential Skills for New Managers
Dec. 3-8

Jumpstart your management career with this Poynter seminar, and get the skills and tools you need to succeed in this era of digital transformation. Apply by Oct. 20
Cost: $1,395, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Audience Growth

Using Analytics to Drive Your Mission
March 31-May 1

Explore analytics that matter, and use those numbers to drive audience and revenue strategies. Apply now.
Cost: $429, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Creating Your Social Media Strategy
March 31-April 30

Learn how to make your social media work more effective, more strategic and more meaningful. Apply now.
Cost: $499, with early-bird pricing and special Poynter member discounts available
Poynter NewsU Seminar

Educators

Teachapalooza VII
June 2-4

Three fast-paced days of relevant, cut-to-the-chase learning for journalism educators. Apply by April 21
Cost: $299, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Hands-On Data
June 4-6

From data sorting to data visualization and storytelling based on data, we will help you build your competence and confidence in teaching data classes. Apply by April 21
Cost: $150, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar

Hands-On Visual Storytelling
June 4-9

Learn to tell a story through data, video or design. We'll walk you through the basics of Premiere, Photoshop and In-Design. Apply by April 21
Cost: $600, with special pricing for qualified Poynter members
Poynter Seminar