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DEADLINE: Poynter's The Secrets of Great Enterprise Writing
When: May 20-25, 2012
Where: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Apply By: Apr 18, 2012
Whether you’re a newsroom editor who wants to make your Watchdog journalism a must-read or a science writer looking to make your work accessible to a wider audience, Poynter can arm you with the storytelling tools you need. You’ll learn from Pulitzer-prize winning reporters Tom French and Jacqui Banaszynski and a team of Poynter faculty and guests.
How to make complex reporting on subjects like business, science and health accessible to non-professionals
How to turn ambitious investigative projects into great “reads” that hold your audience from lead to kicker
How to infuse your daily reporting, on deadline, with memorable characters, vivid scenes and focused story lines
How to transform dry works of non-fiction into compelling narratives
How to develop the heightened senses necessary for gathering the details, nuance and dialogue that distinguish the best narrative reporting and writing
Questions: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Who Will Benefit:
Newsroom editors and reporters who work with investigative and other enterprise projects; reporters and editors who work with complex subjects, such as business, science and health; magazine writers; non-fiction authors; reporters who want to turn routine daily assignments into stories that people want to read; journalism students who want training in long-form storytelling; journalism educators who work with students of long-form journalism and literary non-fiction.
Price: $1,200.00. Poynter offers a limited number of scholarships, to cover some or all of the tuition expense, to those in need of financial assistance.