Knight Center offers business journalism seminar
The Knight Center for Specialized Journalism invites applications for a seminar: “After the Crisis: The New Shape of the Economy” from Sept. 13 to 18, 2009
This seminar will focus on covering the economy and multimedia reporting techniques. Participants will hear from experts on: the shape of future economic growth; changes in financial regulation; government spending, debt and fiscal policy; a nation of consumers: personal savings, investment and financial literacy; and the energy sector and green jobs.
The seminar will also include four days of hands-on multimedia training. Fellows will learn best-practices for using photos, audio slideshows and video in their reporting. First two days will be spent in the classroom learning the equipment and editing software, followed by a reporting field trip in the Washington, D.C. area, followed by a day of production.
Seminars are free. Fellowships cover all seminar costs including meals and lodging. Applications are invited from print, broadcast and online journalists and bloggers and citizen journalists.
Visit this Web site for more details including how to apply. Applications must be received by Monday, Aug. 10.