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NewsTrain April 6-7 in Phoenix; register now for $75

NewsTrain April 6-7 in Phoenix; register now for $75

Newstrain LogoThe early bird deadline for the April 6-7 APME NewsTrain workshop in Phoenix is March 6. That’s $75 for a day and a half of digital training at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

After that, it’s $85. Discounted hotel rooms at $129 a night are available through March 12. And as an added incentive, the first 22 to sign up will receive a free AP Stylebook, a $22.95 value.

Attendees regularly rate NewsTrain as 4.5, with 5 as highly useful and highly effective. Note: The NewsTrain last November in Seattle filled up early.

Phoenix sessions, taught by expert instructors, will include:

  • Mining data for enterprise stories off any beat, with Cronkite’s Sarah Cohen
  • 10 habits of highly effective open-records users, with the University of Arizona’s David Cuillier
  • Storytelling on mobile: making smart choices, with USC’s Laura E. Davis
  • Creating simple graphics for mobile, with KNXV-ABC15’s Courtland Jeffrey
  • Getting your story read: maximizing and measuring social media for branding and audience engagement, with Cronkite’s Jessica Pucci
  • What’s missing in border and immigration coverage, with Cronkite’s Fernanda Santos
  • How to write short AND well, with Santos
  • Meet the best digital reporting tools, with the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting’s Jim Small and Evan Wyloge

Register by March 6 at to get the early-bird rate of $75, including meals.