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Strictly Financials or Business Journalism Professors seminars: Phoenix, Jan. 2-5, 2013

The Particulars

Location: Walter Cronkite School of Journalism
and Mass Communication
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ 85004

When: Jan. 2-5, 2013

Deadline: Nov. 1, 2012

Apply for Strictly Financials Seminar.

Apply for Business Journalism Professors Seminar.

ATTENTION: Experienced business journalists and prospective business journalism professors.

The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism is offering 24 fellowships worth $2,000 each for four days of study in business journalism – Jan. 2-5, 2013, in Phoenix.

Fellowships cover training, lodging, materials and most meals. Fellows receive help offsetting travel costs.

The seminars will occur during Reynolds Business Journalism Week at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The journalists’ Strictly Financials Seminar teaches the essentials of covering financials, from stock markets and bonds to financial statements and company research. | More on the Strictly Financials Seminar

Hibah Yousuf, CNNMoney reporter, attended the 2012 Strictly Financials Seminar.

The Business Journalism Professors Seminar will cover the essentials of teaching a hands-on, university course in business journalism. | More on the Business Journalism Professors Seminar

The sixth annual, concurrent seminars (with 12 fellows attending each one) will be led by award-winning professors and journalists.

One highlight will be a discussion with the legendary investigative-reporting duo of Don Barlett and Jim Steele, along with the 2012 winners of the Reynolds Center’s Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism.

Ronald Campbell, veteran reporter for The Orange County Register and 2012 Strictly Financials fellow, appreciated a new approach to business reporting. He said, “I’ve been covering business for years, but I was surprised by what I learned here. Highly recommended.”

Janice Paskey, a 2012 fellow from Mount Royal University in Calgary, enjoyed the content covered during the Business Journalism Professors Seminar. She said, “I liked the enthusiasm for business journalism presented by the speakers. They offered knowledge and passion — a terrific combo.”

Rob Wells, Reynolds visiting professor at the University of South Carolina, attended the 2012 Business Journalism Professors Seminar.

TO APPLY, Deadline Nov. 1: For information on the two seminars, including how to apply online, go to the call for fellows for Strictly Financials or Business Journalism Professors seminars.

Questions? Email Andrew Leckey, Reynolds Center president, or call 602-496-9186.

ABOUT THE CENTER
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism, located at ASU’s Cronkite School, was launched in 2003. More than 10,000 journalists have benefited from its free training. A calendar of upcoming free workshops, as well as daily tips on how to cover business better, are at BusinessJournalism.org.

The Center is funded by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, a national philanthropic organization founded in 1954 by the late media entrepreneur for whom it is named. Headquartered in Las Vegas, it is one of the largest private foundations in the United States.

About the Author

The Reynolds Center, created through generous grants from the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation of Las Vegas and operated by ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, is dedicated to improving the quality of business and economics coverage through training programs for business reporters and editors.

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