Check out the Reynolds Center's schedule of free training in business journalism

Jul 02, 2012, 13:00 ET from Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism

PHOENIX, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If your training budget's been squeezed, the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism can help with free training in business journalism. Check its six-month schedule of training, taught by award-winning journalists and professors.


The center has a free workshop in Montana on computer-assisted reporting and in New York on digging into financial statements, plus a business journalism boot camp in Portland, Ore.

It also offers training in how to track companies' influence on politics at the SPJ/RTDNA Excellence in Journalism Conference in Fort Lauderdale and in how to be an entrepreneur and cover the economy better at the UNITY Convention in Las Vegas.

In addition, it has a free, live webinar on telling great stories with Diana B. Henriques, longtime New York Times writer and best-selling author. Other free webinars will help you delve into SEC filings and find economic stories in Bureau of Labor Statistics and Census data.

And it offers all-expenses-paid, intensive training in financials in Phoenix.

Plus, the center provides free self-guided training, beat basics and daily coverage tips off the news at


Learn in just one hour a day with these free webinars:

And don't miss these workshops:

Apply today for all-expenses-paid financial training:

To suggest topics for training or host a workshop, please contact Executive Director Linda Austin at 602-496-9187. Please sign up for biweekly updates on upcoming free training and follow us @BizJournalism.


Since 2003, more than 15,000 journalists have learned to cover business better through free training from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. The center is at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University's Phoenix campus. The center offers regional workshops and Webinars, as well as daily tips at

It 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 has committed over $115 million nationwide through its Journalism Program.


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