Polish your skills in computer-assisted reporting (CAR) and learn how to hold local businesses accountable with this free, daylong workshop preceding the Native American Journalists Association Convention. Even if you’ve never touched an Excel spreadsheet before, you will leave this hands-on workshop on July 18 in Phoenix with the skills you need to begin analyzing the wealth of information available in public databases about businesses.
We welcome Jon Talton as a regular blogger at the Reynolds Center. He’ll be writing about practical tips, story ideas and examples of what works and doesn’t as we continue to elevate our craft.
Don’t forget about 2012 too quickly. SABEW’s Best in Business awards and The Gerald Loeb Award are accepting applications for work published or broadcast during the calendar year 2012. So dust off your best and submit them. I’ve attached a few more journalism-related deadlines below. SABEW’s Best in Business Awards – Jan. 31 The 18th [...]
It’s a new year. Time to fill your 2013 calendar with journalistic training and networking opportunities. There are lots of ways to network with fellow journalists, but conventions can be one of the best for finding helpful training, meeting new people, sharing ideas and checking out the job fairs. Take a look at this list [...]
The Dow Jones News Fund is recruiting media and news organizations to hire 2013 summer interns for 10 weeks in its business reporting internship program. This is an opportunity for news organizations to hire a great intern who has already been vetted by the Fund. Media outlets who want to enroll their own candidates in [...]
We have a lot of ways to talk with business journalists around the country – workshops, webinars, Twitter and Facebook .. and even the occasional phone call. Every once in a while – and especially at the end of the year – we take a dive into our analytics to try to draw a picture [...]
Put this in the file of things I wish I’d done first. But that’s OK. The Journalist’s Resource project, which is based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center, has published a very informative interview with Greg Ip, the U.S. economics editor for The Economist. Based in Washington, D.C., Ip covers the economy, financial markets, monetary, fiscal and [...]
The Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism has selected 31 fellows – 16 journalists and 15 professors – for four days of intensive study in business journalism.
The fellows will attend separate, all-expenses-paid seminars Jan. 2-5 at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in Phoenix.
Want to help us design an online curriculum leading to a credential in business journalism? The Reynolds Center is emailing a short survey this weekend to recent training registrants. If you get a survey, we’d really appreciate your taking five minutes to respond. If you don’t get a survey and would like to receive one, [...]