The media landscape has changed, and every so often we need to retool our approach, as journalists and as news organizations. Give your skills a boost at one of our upcoming DigitalEd webinars in partnership with PBS Mediashift.
On Wednesday, May 6 at 1 p.m., Kathryn McManus will show you how to create and monetize an entrepreneurial journalism venture.
On Tuesday, May 19 at 1 p.m., Rebecca Blatt will discuss strategies for improving audience engagement and inclusion through digital mechanisms.
McManus is the VP of communications and strategy at SocialWhirled and a faculty associate at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, teaching its flagship entrepreneurship program. McManus served as an international assignment editor and an internal consultant for streamlining operations at CNN before launching CNN Japan. She also developed NewsCertified Exchange, which created a communications solution that connected interview-ready thought leaders with journalists from over 250 of the world’s top media outlets.
Blatt is director of the Public Insight Network Bureau at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She leads Cronkite’s Public Insight Network Bureau, a professional program in which students mine news sources and generate story ideas for professional news organizations. Blatt is the former senior editor for special projects at WAMU in Washington, D.C. She managed community outreach and engagement efforts using American Public Media’s Public Insight Network, an innovative database of more than 200,000 citizen sources.
Register here for the PBS Mediashift / Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism webinar on journalism entrepreneurship.
Sign up here to attend the PBS Mediashift / Reynolds Center webinar on audience engagement.