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Happy New Year! Have some webinars

Happy New Year! Have some webinars

Online Media Campus

Admission to Online Media Campus webinars is free in 2019 for anyone at a CNPA-member organization, thanks to grant support from the California Press Foundation.

Online Media Campus provides webinar programs on writing and editorial topics, print and online advertising sales, technology, social networking, management issues and much more. Each program runs approximately 60 minutes and is designed to be interactive.

A post-webinar follow-up by presenters is included to ensure that all questions are answered. These cost-effective and time-efficient webinars are designed to offer fresh ideas to improve job skills, without the need for travel and time away from the office.

Since 2010, CNPA has joined other state press associations in promoting Online Media Campus programs. To date, more than 25,000 have taken part in the webinars, at a basic rate of $35 per person.

With the free CNPA offer, anyone on your staff can register for free using this code: CAtraining.

The next two webinars are coming up soon:

“Classified 2019: Your Biggest Challenges & Freshest Opportunities”
11 a.m.-Noon Pacific, Thursday, Jan. 10
Free for CNPA Members
Presenter: Janet DeGeorge, Classified Executive Training & Consulting

Do you know why many newspapers are seeing their classified revenues start to go UP instead of DOWN? It’s because they are letting go of the old and letting in the new brilliant ideas and efficiencies that are making classifieds a key revenue-builder again. Both print and online managers, please join me in seeing for yourself how you can turn it all around and make 2019 a much easier year to reach budget!

Presenter Janet DeGeorge first started her newspaper career at the San Jose Mercury News over 20 years ago. She is a graduate of San Jose University with a degree in advertising and marketing and has completed all course work towards a master’s of science in mass communications. Janet has been the president of Classified Executive Training & Consulting since 2001. She specializes in classified sales training for sales reps and new managers, outbound sales training and the redesigns of print and online products and rate packages to uncover new revenue sources.

Register now using this code: CAtraining.

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“Newsroom Safety & Security”
Noon-1 p.m. Pacific, Thursday, Jan. 17
Free for CNPA Members
Presenter: Jean Hodges, GateHouse Media

Since the Capital Gazette shooting in June 2018, newsroom employees have wondered if they are safe in their workplace. We’ll go over personal safety tips and security information to ensure you’re informed.

Jean Hodges is the senior director of content for GateHouse Newsroom. Hodges develops strategy and works with newsroom leaders on digital transformation, from newsroom structure to using analytics to inform news decisions. As journalists face myriad challenges, the best are experimenting with new ways to draw readers in, while fearlessly tackling watchdog reporting and sticking up for the underdog.

Register now using this code: CAtraining.

Register now