10 useful tips and tools for online storytelling
February 28, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Indiana University Southeast Graduate Center, Water Tower Square, 300 Missouri Avenue, Jeffersonville, Indiana Directions and information: https://www.ius.edu/graduate-programs/graduate-center/
FREE, but please register here: https://10tipslouisville.eventbrite.com
Digital tools give us the chance to engage audiences in many more ways than ever possible before. But keeping up with it all can be overwhelming. Adam Maksl, who teaches online journalism and multimedia storytelling at Indiana University Southeast, will show you 10 cool (and mostly free) tools that you can immediately put to use in improving your online stories.
SPJ Region 5 Conference
March 27-28, 2015
Galt House Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky
Join journalists from across four states for in-depth seminars that are chock full of information, including sessions on narrative writing, multimedia journalism, digital story telling, photography, Freedom of Information Act requests and how to land a job in this competitive field. The conference is designed to give everyone from students to seasoned pros what you need to succeed in journalism and to help you make the connections you need.
Find more information about the conference at this link and sign up soon before registration prices change:
The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.
SPJ has a group on Facebook which also has information about upcoming events.