Three-day workshop in Austin to help advisers move online

Looking to move your program online and don’t know where to start? Or are you ready to move your website to the next level from a free hosting site?

The Texas Association of Journalism Educators and Texas Interscholastic League Press Conference are holding a new media training for advisers August 2-4 in Austin.

Advisers will leave with a website that uses WordPress as content-management system, an overview of how to teach online journalism and organize a convergence staff. The three-day course will also cover editing audio and audio slideshows. Lunch is included. For more information or to register, visit

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th 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 is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner 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 X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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