ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, today launched The Poynter Prepared Membership Program, an initiative that will connect media professionals and educators with targeted Poynter training and resources, personalized coaching and access to industry leaders.
The program is made up of three membership levels that individuals can select when they join. With each level, members get exclusive access to perks, services and benefits not previously offered to Poynter's audiences in one package. The program benefits can include: 20 percent off all training, free courses, invitations to industry events and intensive one-on-one coaching sessions with Poynter faculty.
"The Poynter Prepared Membership Program will give journalists, educators, students and storytellers access to a wide range of affordable training that will help them achieve their career goals," said Poynter President Tim Franklin. "And, significantly, our highest membership tier will provide participants with one-on-one coaching sessions with our world-class faculty experts in areas like writing, editing, broadcasting, digital storytelling, social media and leadership. Becoming a Poynter Prepared member will help participants grow their skills, and they'll be part of an institution that has inspired and trained legions of storytellers around the world over the past four decades."
Details about the membership program, its benefits and how to join are available on Poynter's membership site. For more information, please click here.
About The Poynter Institute The Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a global leader in journalism education and a strategy center that stands for uncompromising excellence in journalism, media and 21st century public discourse. Poynter faculty teach seminars and workshops at the Institute in St. Petersburg, Fla., and at conferences and organizational sites around the world. Its e-learning division, News University, www.newsu.org, offers the world's largest online journalism curriculum in 7 languages, with more than 400 interactive courses and 330,000 registered users in more than 200 countries. The Institute's website, www.poynter.org, produces 24-hour coverage of news about media, ethics, technology, the business of news and the trends that currently define and redefine journalism news reporting. The world's top journalists and media innovators come to Poynter to learn and teach new generations of reporters, storytellers, media inventors, designers, visual journalists, documentarians and broadcast producers, and to build public awareness about journalism, media, the First Amendment and protected discourse that serves democracy and the public good.
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