Training will take place April 15 to 19, 2019 in Riga.
Digital technology and platforms – specifically mobile and social – have revolutionized journalism. This 5-day workshop will give you the knowledge and skills you need to navigate this world with success and impact. Combining both strategic big-picture lessons with an array of hands-on assignments, your trainers David Ho (The Wall Street Journal, The Associated Press) and Melanie Coffee (The Associated Press, The Oslo Desk) will share the latest industry best practices and teach you about mobile and social news.
The mobile topics include: shooting and editing smartphone video, apps for reporting, mobile storytelling, push alerts and notification plus mobile-first thinking, newsrooms and workflows. Social topics include: the logic of social media, creating visual content for social, understanding social data and analytics and how to best navigate Facebook, Twitter and other major platforms. Your trainers also will offer you one-on-one feedback about your own personal project and your organization’s priorities.
After completing the workshop, you will have a better understanding of the digital news landscape and a stronger toolkit for telling stories as a digital journalist.
Scholarship: Re:Baltica will cover the participation and accommodation fee, three meals per day and transport (bus to/from Riga) or petrol expenses (receipt or ticket required). Scholarship is provided for journalists in a national media.
How to apply: send an e-mail to email@example.com (indicating your first name, last name, media/organization, position, telephone, e-mail and country): for the e-mail subject line we ask to use “DIGITAL IS NOW”
The registration deadline: Midnight, March 30, 2019.
Workshop dates: April 15-19, 2019.
Workshop location: The Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, Strelnieku 4a, Riga, Latvia
All applicants will be informed once the selection process has been completed- by April 3rd, 2019.
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