Get Ahead With Free Training in Business Journalism From the Reynolds Center
Jan 17, 2012, 01:00 ET
PHOENIX, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jump-start your business coverage and career with free training from the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism. Check out the all-new spring schedule.
Journalists can learn at their desks with the center's free, live Webinars on topics such as investigating private companies and nonprofits and using LinkedIn to find sources, plus understanding local economic studies, municipal bonds, business editing, financial statements and economics.
The center also has free regional workshops in Lexington, Ky., and Fort Worth on uncovering the best local business stories. It offers free workshops on tracking companies' influence on politics before the Investigative Reporters and Editors conferences in St. Louis and Boston.
Plus, the center provides free self-guided training, beat basics and daily tips off the news at BusinessJournalism.org.
REYNOLDS CENTER SPRING FREE-TRAINING SCHEDULE
Learn in just one hour a day with these free Webinars:
- Investigating Private Companies and Nonprofits: Jan. 23-26.
- How Not to Be Bamboozled by Local Economic Studies: Feb. 8-9.
- Getting LinkedIn – Sourcing through Social Networking: Feb. 28.
- Using EMMA to Find Great Stories in Municipal Bonds: March 27-28.
- Business Editing in Depth – 10 Things You'd Better Know: May 1.
- Unlocking Financial Statements: May 14-18.
- Economics 101, with NPR's Marilyn Geewax: June 26-28.
And don't miss these free workshops:
- Follow the Money – Tracking Companies' Influence on Politics: St. Louis, Feb. 22, and Boston, June 13.
- Be a Better Business Watchdog – CAR for Business Journalists: Indianapolis, March 15.
- Uncovering the Best Local Business Stories: Lexington, Ky., April 13, and Fort Worth, April 26.
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 additional free training.
ABOUT THE REYNOLDS CENTER
Since 2003, more than 10,000 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. 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 is one of the largest private foundations in the United States.
SOURCE Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism
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