Category Archives: News

Program helps broadcasters support student journalists

A new student journalism program offers high school students the chance to learn marketable skills in the field of journalism while giving broadcasters the opportunity to help these students be a part of the future of the industry. The Student Journalism Program was established by the Wisconsin Institute for Public... - MORE -

Up your social media game

When’s the last time you stopped to assess your social media game? If it’s been awhile, you’ll want to check out this article from Andrea Stegman.  Andrea is a social media specialist for Gray Television. Stegman wrote the article for the WBA’s Young Professionals newsletter. Want to sign up? Contact... - MORE -

WPR to air 3rd Congressional District debates

Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) is hosting two, live broadcast debates featuring primary candidates for Wisconsin’s 3rd District seat in the House of Representatives. The first debate will air on Friday, July 31 at 10 a.m. and feature the Republican primary candidates Jesse Ebben of Eau Claire and Derrick Van Orden... - MORE -

Make your journalism more inclusive

RTDNA is offering the following FREE webinar on Tuesday, July 21. Check it out: Inclusive journalism is more than diversity on-air, it is really about how journalists work to intentionally cover minority communities fairly. Journalists must challenge themselves to recognize their own implicit bias and learn to mitigate it; avoid ... - MORE -

Panel to discuss photographing vulnerable populations in public spaces

The following FREE webinar is being offered by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri: Photographing vulnerable populations in public spaces: The ethics of protest coverage Brent Lewis, photo editor at the New York Times, Tara Pixley, assistant professor at Loyola Marymount University and Carlos Gonzalez, ... - MORE -

Newsrooms find ways to deliver news on TicTok

As the number of online platforms continues to grow, newsrooms are investigating which ones make sense to use to connect with their audiences. Some newsrooms are making progress using TicTok. Poytner has pulled together some examples of what’s working on this platform. Check it out here.... - MORE -