Free Facebook Journalism Project Workshop

The Facebook Journalism Project

The East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists is bringing the Facebook Journalism Project to Knoxville.

Join us Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Knoxville News Sentinel, 2332 News Sentinel Drive. You must register in advance

The workshop will cover tools journalists can use to help create and share incredible stories as well as offer advice on how to engage the public in stories about their community.

Lynn Walsh,  a project manager at Trusting News Project and a past president of the Society of Professional Journalists, will host the training. She is a former investigative executive producer at KNSD-NBC in San Diego.

More details at ETSPJ website.

Journalist training opp coming up in Knoxville

Journalism Writing Workshop with Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute on Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Scripps Convergence Lab, University of Tennessee, Knoxville. To register, contact contact Brenda Heidt at brenda@tabtn.org, or (615) 365-1840.

Journalism training opportunity in Knoxville in October

From the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters president Whit Adamson:

The Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins will be conducting an Electronic Journalism Seminar for radio and television on Saturday, October 7 in Knoxville. Time and location TBA.

The program will include sessions on “Telling the Story”, “Cool Tools of the Trade”, and “Critical Thinking in Today’s World”. King & Ballow’s Doug Pierce will be on the program to discuss today’s social media liability and the Tennessee Coalition for Open Government’s (TCOG) Deborah Fisher will tell us the latest changes in government transparencies.