Looking for Feedback on Your Reel?
Your WBA is offering members outside feedback on their work through a peer review panel!
This initiative from the WBA Young Professionals Committee makes it easy for you to submit your work and receive feedback from a team of fellow broadcasters who will tell... - MORE -
Poynter is offering a free session for journalists looking to learn more about redistricting and how it affects elections. This will be particularly important for journalists in a state like Wisconsin where redistricting is a high profile issue. Here are the details:
States are actively redrawing political districts based on
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This comes from the Reynolds Journalism Institute:
Applications are now open for newsrooms who want to host a RJI Student Fellow for the summer! These fellows will be Mizzou journalism students who are placed with a news organization to work 30-40 hours per week in a summer product fellowship. These
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Your WBA is offering members free access to a two-part Poynter workshop on powerful storytelling.
Here’s what will be covered:
–Finding and developing compelling characters
–Finding sharp story focus
–What goes where in the story and why
–How to make words and video work seamless together even when you have... - MORE -
The following webinar is being offered by Poynter:
This webinar will help you think more deeply about LGBTQ+ people as a core part of your audience. During the first section, Poynter faculty and senior adviser Joie Chen will talk with Sharif Durhams, managing editor at The News & Observer
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Bill Lueders was a young journalist at Madison’s Isthmus newspaper in the late 1980s when he learned the value of public records. Lueders wanted to see the complaints filed by citizens against the Madison police.
This straightforward request led to a lawsuit — and then another one — joined by... - MORE -
Don’t let the doubt produced by imposter syndrome keep you from giving your best in the newsroom.
WBA Hall of Famer, Bill Plante Chair in Leadership & Media Integrity, Loyola University Chicago, and Freedom Forum Fellow in Women’s Leadership, Jill Geisler, wrote on this topic for the Journalism Institute.
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A morning show co-anchor at WSAW-TV in Wausau is moving to Milwaukee.
Emerson Lehmann will be a reporter at CBS 58 (WDJT-TV). Lehmann grew up in Milwaukee.
He starts his new job in November.... - MORE -
A reporter at KBJR-TV in Duluth is being promoted to assistant news director.
Jessie Slater joined the station in January 2017 and has served as weekend anchor, 5 p.m. anchor, and 10 p.m. weekday lead reporter. She led coverage of the Duluth City Council and Duluth School Board.
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Assistant News Director Briggs LeSavage has been promoted to news director at KBJR-TV in Duluth.
A Duluth native, LeSavage started at KBJR-TV as a co-anchor, producer, and reporter in 2016. She’s a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota where she studied communications and journalism.
“Our... - MORE -