Posted: Sep 12, 2012 10:39 AM
Updated: Sep 16, 2012 2:55 PM
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--- 2012 Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop --
Save the date: Saturday, Oct. 27, at the University of Texas in Austin.
The Texas Association of Broadcasters and the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters are co-sponsoring the next daylong Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop.
Registration details and program information will soon be available at: www.tab.org
Many thanks to the University of Texas in Austin for providing facilities for the annual event! The workshop will be held at the same site as the 2010 seminar at UT.
-- $20 per student.
-- $50 per professional
Registration fee includes box lunch
Fees much be paid in advance. No onsite registration.
-- The worship will feature a half-day session on mastering storytelling on-air and online, led by Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies. Tompkins is author of the nationally acclaimed journalism storytelling "bible," Aim for the Heart: Write for the Ear, Shoot for the Eye.
This session will share the secrets of great storytellers and writers and help broadcast journalists write clearer, stronger stories.
Tompkins will be joined by CBS News field producer and photographer Les Rose. Rose and CBS' Steve Hartman have produced some of the network's most memorable stories for the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood and The Early Show.
In the afternoon, the workshop features concurrent sessions by some of the state's best broadcast journalists and media law attorneys. Topics include: ethical newsroom decision-making, enterprise reporting, best practices of the seasoned general assignment reporter, developing sources and "owning" beats, investigative reporting, the latest "cool tools" electronic journalists are using in the field, using the Texas Public Information Act and federal Freedom of Information Act, legal issues online & in the newsroom and working with newsroom managers.
Registration information will soon be posted at: www.tab.org
-- TAB's Michael Schneider: 512-322-9944
-- Dallas AP's Diana Heidgerd: 972-991-2100
See you at the seminar!
The AP, Dallas