Monthly Archives: May 2020

Monday deadline for Jowett Fellowship for photographers

The deadline for a fellowship for photographers is coming Monday, June 1. The Rick Jowett Fellowship was established in 2017 by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Foundation to support educational opportunities for photographers and videographers who work in media in Wisconsin. Recipients of the fellowship can use the grant for professional... - MORE -

Keep compassion in your newsroom

RTDNA With social distancing, it might be difficult for compassion to remain a priority in the newsroom. Dr. Kortni Alston wrote for RTDNA about the importance of spreading compassion in newsrooms during the pandemic and after. You can read her full article here, which includes a list of five simple... - MORE -

Creating inclusive newsrooms during COVID-19

From Investigative Reporters and Editors: Join IRE and the Maynard Institute on June 4 to discuss the importance of keeping newsrooms diverse during COVID-19. You can register for the webinar here Are you serious about making sure newsrooms and their work reflects the communities we cover? Especially as COVID-19 ... - MORE -

Photojournalists seek options during pandemic

From GaborfromHungary on Morguefile Photojournalists have a unique challenge in covering stories in their communities while trying to remain safe during a pandemic.  Covering the Story published this article from Deborah Potter explaining how photojournalists can stay safe. The article includes examples and guidelines being used by other newsrooms.... - MORE -

WBA honors top newsrooms of 2019

The WBA announced Wednesday the recipients of the News Operation of the Year Awards. Here are the winning stations: News and Talk Radio Small Market – WHYB-FM, Marinette Medium Market – WTAQ-AM, Green Bay Large Market – WTMJ-AM, Milwaukee Television Small Market – WSAW-TV, Wausau Medium Market – WMTV-TV, Madison... - MORE -

How to keep an eye on stimulus spending

From Investigative Reporters and Editors: Join IRE on Thursday to discuss how to best track stimulus money. You can register for the webinar here. The CARES Act is a $2 trillion stimulus bill with aid for workers and businesses, but the government hasn’t released many details about which businesses ... - MORE -

WBA online award presentations start Tuesday

The WBA Awards for Excellence will be distributed in a series of virtual online presentations this week. The presentations on the WBA’s Facebook page will be streamed at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. After the last presentation on Thursday, the WBA will release the results from all the individual... - MORE -

Get help finding sources during pandemic

From Investigative Reporters and Editors: Join IRE on Tuesday for a discussion on how to best find and talk to sources during a pandemic. You can register for the webinar here When you can’t take the best sourcing advice (get out of the office, meet with people in person, ... - MORE -