**NEW** Apply now for a special January workshop on Product Thinking for News. The workshop is free and space is limited! Learn more**NEW**
ONLINE RESEARCH SERIES: SuperResearcher with Barbara Gray – Find even the most elusive sources. Dig up hard-to-find information. Avoid embarrassing mistakes in your news stories, in this series of workshops by the former director of news research at The New York Times. Four independent sessions: Oct. 5, 19, 26 and November 2 6:30 to 8:30 pm; IN PERSON OR WEBINAR. $49 per class or $149 for the whole series. Learn more. CUNY J+ offers a Credly badge upon completion of this class.
Social Media 101 Series: Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Reddit, Snapchat and Instagram – Learn the ins-and-outs and pro tips from professionals who use these platforms every day. Six independent sessions: Nov. 1, 14, 15 and 29, and Dec. 6 and 13; 6:30 to 8:30 pm. $49 per class or $250 for the whole series. Learn more.
J TOOLS SERIES: Incredibly Useful Productivity Tools with Jeremy Caplan – During this evening workshop, Jeremy Caplan will guide you through a curated list of current tools to discover, test and compare so you can build your unique, personal toolkit to organize yourself and work better. Nov. 16; 6:30 to 8:30 pm. $25. Learn more.
Fun with Gifs with John Smock – Strengthen your social media game with gifs. This workshop taught by John Smock, director of the CUNYJ Photojournalism Program, will cover using Adobe Photoshop as a design tool with a special focus on GIF animations. Nov. 30; 6:30 to 9 pm. $95. Learn more.
Data Journalism Bootcamp with Lam Thuy Vo – This intensive 2-day course will teach you how to find and analyze datasets, how to find stories buried within and to visualize them for powerful narratives. You will be able to use your new skills to work on your personal data project under the guidance of seasoned data journalist Lam Thuy Vo. Two sessions: Dec. 3, and 4. $599. Learn more. CUNY J+ offers a Credly badge upon completion of this class.
So You Want To Be In Academia? With Andrew Mendelson – This workshop is for journalists who want to teach on the side or transition to academia. Andrew Mendelson, associate dean of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, will give provide you with a better understanding of the mysteries surrounding college teaching, both full-time and part-time. Dec. 7; 6:30 to 8:30 pm; IN PERSON OR WEBINAR. $25. Learn more.
Storytelling@MediaStorm Master Class with Brian Storm – This full-day class is particularly well-suited for photographers who want to make the transition to video work and anyone else interested in learning from an award-winning filmmaker the ins and outs of producing and distributing documentary and multimedia content. Dec. 9, 10 to 6 pm. $500. Learn more.
Product Thinking for News with Hong Qu – Media organizations are rethinking how and when to deliver news by creating products such as news apps, email newsletters, chat bots and more. This 5-week, project-driven course will cover the principles, techniques and workflow of product development and management for news. This workshop is offered for free thanks to a generous grant by the Scripps Howard Foundation but you must apply before Dec. 1, 2016. The workshop will be offered in January 2017. Learn more.
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All workshops will be held at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, 219 W. 40th Street in New York. Map.