WEBINAR: How to Make News Bots Work for You with John Keefe. In this online training organized by CUNY J+ and MediaShift, John, Senior Editor for Data News & Journalism Technology at WNYC, will explain how bots work and how journalists can use them to enhance their reporting and improve efficiency. $19. Sorry, discounts don’t apply for this one! Learn more.
Intro to Adobe Premiere Pro CC with Jennifer Hamblett – This five-week, hands-on module is for anyone interested in learning professional video editing for storytelling. You will learn the principles of non-linear editing, how to use the interface and features of Adobe Premiere and how to plot and edit a sequence. March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; 6:30 to 9 pm. $350. Learn more.
Edit, Sequence, Present and Promote Your Photographs with James Estrin and guests Elizabeth Krist, Paul Moakley and Kerri MacDonald. The co-editor of the New York Times’ photo blog The Lens will cover story structure, photo editing and marketing for presentation in magazines, books, exhibitions or on the web. March 11 and 12; 10 am to 6 pm. $600. Learn more.
Photoshop 101 with John Smock -This hands-on, full-day workshop is for Photoshop beginners who want to learn the number one software for image editing, retouching and transforming. The class will focus on tools and methods for photo and image retouching, as well as what are considered acceptable practices in photojournalism. April 8; 10 am to 6 pm. $250. Learn more.
Fact-checking Techniques with Barbara Gray. In this evening workshop, you will learn how to fact check using an accuracy checklist, how to verify user-generated content, and how not to be fooled by fake news. Verify or Die. April 18; 6:30 to 9 pm. $49. Learn more.
Visual Storytelling Week with James Estrin. In this 5-day intensive visual storytelling workshop, the co-editor of the New York Times’ photo blog The Lens will guide you on individual shooting assignments, daily group discussions and critiques and editing sessions. In addition to the group meetings, critiques and editing sessions, photographers will have one on one sessions with Mr. Estrin. May 2 – 6; 9:30 am to 1 pm. $1,200. Learn more.
360° Video – Intro to Shooting and Stitching with Bob Sacha. In this evening workshop, you will learn the basics of 360° video production and post-production. Participants will practice shooting, stitching and editing 360° video, as well as discuss immersive storytelling techniques, ethics and distribution platforms. May 20; 10 am to 6 pm. $449. Learn more.
Edit, Sequence, Present and Promote Your Photographs with James Estrin and guest Mary Virginia Swanson. The co-editor of the New York Times’ photo blog The Lens will cover story structure, photo editing and marketing for presentation in magazines, books, exhibitions or on the web. June 10 and 11; 10 am to 6 pm. $600. 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.