A day in the life of a 21st century newsroom

Institute for the Advancement of Journalism (IAJ)

Journos, audiences, diaries, news conferences... do you sometimes get the feeling that managing your newsroom is a bit like herding cats? Gain control of the chaos! Newsroom Leadership and Management is a practical, hands-on course aimed at imparting the hard skills required to manage a busy newsdesk and newsroom. Participants will develop skills that can be practised during the duration of the course, making for immediate, positive change in your newsroom.

What you will gain from this course:

  • Structure a news diary correctly, both long and short-term
  • Set up a futuring system to ensure that you remain on top of the news
  • Generate original story ideas
  • Speak to your target audiences
  • Plan and run big stories
  • Create follow-ups that take a story forward
  • Run effective news conferences;
  • Hire the right people
  • Coach staff
  • Manage morale and change
  • Develop career paths and retain your talent
  • Brief and debrief journalists and
  • Use Twitter to generate feedback loops and grow your audience

For more about the Institute for the Advancement of Journalism, refer to www.iaj.org.za

Event Start Date: 
Tuesday, 3 July, 2018
Event End Date: 
Wednesday, 4 July, 2018
Event Venue: 
Richmond Forum, Ground Floor, 18 Cedar Avenue, Richmond, Johannesburg
Event Type: 
Training
Location: 
South Africa

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