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Calendar of Multimedia Training & Events

By Benét J. Wilson, DJTF co-chair, Online Managing Editor-Business Aviation, Aviation Week Group

  • Journalism That Matters is holding a conference, Re-imagining News & Community in the Pacific Northwest, Jan. 7-10 in Seattle.
  • The Online News Association is holding it’s “Beyond Bootcamp Multimedia Workshop” Jan. 9-16 at the University of Miami.  Courses include programming for multimedia journalism, video storytelling, producing slide shows and social media tools for journalists.
  • Digital Journalism Task Force member and editorial producer for Tiffany Black is holding a 4-week Introduction to Social Media course Jan. 20-Feb. 17.  Participants will learn how to Expand your network through Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Flickr, and YouTube.
  • is offering a free Webinar, “Writing Business News for the Web – Breaking News and Beyond” Feb. 8-9.  Taught by Pulitzer winner Jacqui Banaszynski, learn from her how to write complex, breaking business news stories for the Web.
  • South by Southwest (SXSW) is holding its 2010 Interactive conference in Austin, Texas, March 12-16.  Topics include Black Blogging Rock Stars, Evolution of Online Video and The Future of Journalism is Visual.
  • is holding a free Webinar, “Using Social Media to Cover Business Better” April 19-20.  The first hour-long Webinar will target those new to Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The second hour will help you take your use of social media to the next level.
  • The Knight Center for Specialized Journalism offers the seminar Digital Life: Policy & Privacy Online at the University of Maryland College Park’s at the Philip Merrill of College of Journalism May 26-29.  Topics include Social Media and Crowdsourced Journalism, Knight News Challenge and Back-to-the-Newsroom.

If you have any items that I’ve missed, please drop me an email via the DJTF Yahoo! Listserv or at regaviationqueen AT yahoo DOT com.  Thanks!



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