We’ve added three programs to the NC Local News Workshop events and training calendar. All will be offered via Zoom and are free for participants, but registration is required. Check out the events pages (linked from event titles) and click the registration button to reserve your spot.
May 14, 2-3 p.m.: How can NC media improve coverage and connections for AAPI communities and journalists? Zoom panel and discussion presented in partnership with the Asian American Journalists Association; moderated by award-winning WUNC host and journalist Anita Rao. Details and registration.
May 26, 11 a.m.-noon: Diversifying Your Sources, led by veteran journalist Melba Newsome. This one-hour Zoom training workshop will focus on why source diversity is essential to good reporting and how we can make our reporting more inclusive. Drawing on research and findings from her 2020 Reynolds Journalism Institute fellowship, Newsome will lead participants through an evaluation of published journalism for diversity and inclusive reporting. Register.
- June 2, 11-noon: Census prep for NC media. A Zoom panel discussion and roundtable on the latest updates on Census data and what journalists and other stakeholders can do to prepare and report now. We’ll share resources and tips. Panelists will include Rebecca Tippett, director of Carolina Demography; Paul Overberg, data reporter at the Wall Street Journal and longtime Investigative Reporters and Editors member who has helped develop collaborative tools and training for Census coverage; Tyler Dukes, investigative and data reporter for The News & Observer; and Jason DeBruyn, WUNC data reporter. Register.