Here’s your chance to brush up on basic calculations and learn to judiciously use numbers to tell better stories in text and graphics.
Ron Nixon, domestic correspondent at The New York Times’ Washington bureau, will lead this one-hour breakout session on Sept. 21 at the Excellence in Journalism (EIJ) 2012 Conference in Fort Lauderdale.
NOTE: To attend, you must register for the Excellence in Journalism 2012 Conference. Some scholarships are available for SPJ members to attend.
Nixon is also scheduled to present “Tracking Companies’ Influence on Politics,” a morning Pre-Conference Workshop sponsored by the Reynolds Center on Sept. 20. You can attend that Pre-Conference Workshop for $25, without registering for the rest of the conference.
The Reynolds Center is a proud co-sponsor of the Excellence in Journalism 2012 Conference. Stop by our booth and register for a chance to win a tablet computer. EIJ is the joint annual conference of the Society of Professional Journalists and the Radio Television Digital News Association.
Ron Nixon is a domestic correspondent in the Washington Bureau of The New York Times, where he has worked since 2005.
He is the former computer-assisted reporting editor at the Minneapolis Star Tribune and a former training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This conference session is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. If you have any questions about the center’s training, please email Executive Director Linda Austin or call 602-496-9187.
MORE TIPS AND TRAINING IN MATH FOR JOURNALISTS
- Danger! Numbers in the newsroom — tips from Sarah Cohen on taming digits in stories
- Essential Math for Business Journalists, an online tutorial
- Magic with Google Spreadsheets, an online tutorial