Workshop: Newsroom by the Bay

Once again, we are compiling a list of digital media workshops for the summer of 2011. If you would like to have your digital media workshop listed, please fill out the form here. Once you do, we’ll get you added to the list. We will also be creating one post for each workshop.

Newsroom by the Bay

Where: Stanford University
When: June 26 – July 1, 2011
URL: http://www.newsroombythebay.com
Contact: Paul Kandell or Beatrice Motamedi, (newsroombythebay@gmail.com)
Digital Media Courses:

Courses include:
-Online news writing and marketing approaches
– SEO headline writing, chunking
-Social media
-Hyper-local reporting
-Alternative/ short-form story structures [blogs, podcasts, galleries, polls]
-Intro to digital storytelling tools
-Creating and crafting multimedia feature packages
-Using digital tools to listen to, build, pitch to and cover your community
-Exploring your WordPress site
-Being a news entrepreneur
-Keeping an eye on the analytics

No previous journalism experience necessary.


Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 19th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on Twitter and Instragram @manfull and on Snapchat as aaronmanfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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