Get news training in Illinois


APME’s NewsTrain this month offers two days of training on data and watchdog reporting, social media, video, innovative features coverage and beat mapping.

The event Oct. 29-30 takes place at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, 65 miles west of Chicago.

Registration is $75. Diversity scholarships and discounted hotel rates are available.

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Faculty includes Pulit­zer winner Michael J. Berens, New York Times social media staff editor Karen Workman, NewsTrain director Linda Austin, Detroit Free Press visuals editor Kathy Kieliszewski, features editor Betsey Guzior, and Charlie Meyerson, vice president of news for Rivet Radio.

The training is designed for print, digital and broadcast journalists from newsrooms of all sizes, as well as educators and students.