Upcoming Trainings

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.

Become an IBWS member for notifications of upcoming trainings and workshops.


In the interest of your health and safety, the Ida B. Wells Society has postponed all April Workshops/Events until further notice. Ida B. Wells Society will continue to monitor updates from the CDC and the United States Department of Health and Human Services.


We will use their guidance and recommendations on moving forward with future workshops and events.

Summer 2020

New York City, New York – Data Institute 2-Week Training Program

Chapel Hill, North Carolina – University of North Carolina – Carroll Hall CB 3365 Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Washington, D.C. – Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting – 1779 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Washington, D.C. – Howard University PolitiFacts – 2400 6th St NW, Washington, DC 20059

Fall 2020

Florida A&M University PolitiFacts –  1601 S Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Tallahassee, FL 32307

Winston-Salem, North Carolina – Winston-Salem State University – 601 S Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Ridgeland, Mississippi – Mississippi Today – 750 Woodlands Parkway, Suite 100, Ridgeland, MS 39216

York, Alabama – Coleman Center for the Arts – 630 Ave A, York, AL 36925

Interested in hosting a workshop/training?

The Ida B. Wells Society partners with organizations in academia and the media to host workshops/trainings across the country. If your organization is interested in hosting a workshop/training, please complete this form with more information.

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