12 Sep 4th Annual Fall Continuing Ed Series: Pizza & Skills Training
With our industry in a constant state of flux, the Western Washington Pro Chapter has decided to reprise its popular Fall Continuing Ed Series for a fourth year. The eight-week series will run from 9/21 – 11/9 and will feature a different skills-based workshop or topic each week. As of 9/12/09, the schedule is as follows:
9/21/09:Â Social Media as a Reporting Tool, instructor Monica Guzman, SeattlePI.com, The Big Blog
9/28/09:Â Hour MBA:Â A Primer on Business Reporting, the Recession and the Recovery, instructors Clay Holtzman and Kirsten Grind, Puget Sound Business Journal
10/5/09:Â Freelancing as a Business and How to Pitch, instructors Michelle Goodman, freelance journalist and author of My So-Called Freelance Life and The Anti-9-to-5 Guide) and Diane Mapes, freelance journalist
10/12/09:Â How to Shoot and Edit Video for the Web, Christine Umayam, Q13 and founder of Child United
10/19/09:Â Online Research Tools, Alex Johnson, MSNBC.com
10/26/09:Â Finding Freelance Work Online, instructors David Volk, freelance journalist and Dana Neuts, freelance journalist
11/02/09: Creating Audio for the Web, Liam Moriarty, KPLU
11/09/09:Â Ethics in a New Media World, Tracy Record, West Seattle Blog
Right now the classes are scheduled for The Seattle Times’ auditorium. The Seattle Times is located at 1120 John St., Seattle, WAÂ 98109. Venue changes, if necessary, will be posted here.
Each class will run from 7 to 9 p.m. each Monday from 9/21 to 11/9.
Attendees are asked to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to ensure a prompt start. Cost:Â Free to SPJ Members, $10 per class for non SPJ members. You may register to become an SPJ member at any class to receive the class free. Annual membership is $72. Become a member by enrolling online now, or sign up at any class. Free parking, pizza and bottled water will be provided.
Seating is limited so RSVP to Dana Neuts, SPJ regional director via email or phone at 360-920-1737, by noon on the Friday prior to the class you hope to attend. For example, if you want to attend the 9/28 class, RSVP to Dana Neuts by noon on 9/25.