The San Diego Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is proud to announce its second yearlong series of “Better Journalism Workshops.” Learn from some of the best journalists in San Diego and across the country. We will demonstrate how to excel on multiple platforms, master the art of getting public records, improve your investigative reporting skills and how to interview people in trauma. You will leave with tips and strategies that will pay instant dividends at your job.
The sessions are free and open to anyone. We strongly encourage you to join or renew your SPJ membership to help make programs like this possible.
When: 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Where: San Diego Central Library, Shiley Suite (9th floor), 330 Park Blvd., San Diego 92101
Tuesday, Feb. 20
SUCCEEDING ON MULTIPLE PLATFORMS: Learn how to shoot eye-popping photographs and video and capture high-quality audio
Kris Arciaga, video journalist, KPBS
Kinsee Morlan, engagement editor, Voice of San Diego
Howard Lipin, photographer, The San Diego Union-Tribune
Tuesday, April 24
MASTERING THE ART OF GETTING PUBLIC RECORDS: A conversation with Jason Leopold, senior investigative reporter, BuzzFeed News
With Felix Tinkov, partner, Lounsbery Ferguson Altona & Peak
Tuesday, September 25
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING: A conversation with Amy Brittain, investigative reporter, The Washington Post
With Amy Julia Harris, reporter, Reveal.
Tuesday, Nov. 27
INTERVIEWING PEOPLE UNDER TRAUMA: From wildfires to high-profile crimes and much more, finding people under difficult circumstances and interviewing with skill and care
Rory Devine, reporter, KNSD (NBC7 San Diego)
Lyndsay Winkley, reporter, The San Diego Union-Tribune