The Society will provide members with free or low-cost regional training and professional development in both beginning and advanced investigative reporting. The skills developed through our trainings can be applied to both beat and project reporting and will be suitable for journalists for all levels of experience.
Ida B. Wells Society Investigative Reporting Workshop: Wake Forest
Date: Sat, March 24, 2018, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM, 2018
Location: Anna Julia Cooper Center, 2599 Reynolda Road, Winston-Salem, NC
Description: The Ida B. Wells Society will hold an investigative journalism workshop on March 24, 2018, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina sponsored by and held at the Anna Julia Cooper Center at 2599 Reynolda Road. The one-day workshop will offer skill development that can be applied to both beat and project reporting and will be suitable for journalists for all levels of experience including professional journalists and student journalists.
Some of the nation’s top journalists from media outlets including the New York Times and ProPublica will serve as trainers.
The training will cover:
- Using data to deepen your reporting and break stories
- Developing sources
- Accessing public records
- Developing news apps and interactive
- Pitching stories to editors
- Organizing your projects
- Writing compelling investigative narratives