Reporting the U.S. Workplace brings together reporters from across the country for a two-day workshop at the Newmark J-School to learn from top journalists and experts about crucial and current workplace issues. This all-expenses paid program gives participants the tools and knowledge to do both in-depth and daily coverage of the nation’s workforce.
The curriculum emphasizes case studies of standout workplace reporting, key and current controversies, hands-on practical research skills, using government and corporate data, finding stories, overcoming reporting challenges and improving storytelling. The lectures are expected to range from covering labor relations to the way globalization, technology and the climate challenge are disrupting work.