Deadline is June 14 to register for June 19 News Media Workshop in Indy. Free AP Stylebooks to attendees.


Read more about this year’s workshop here.


2019 News Media Workshop

Who: Up and coming reporters and media professionals who want to sharpen their skills.

What: A one-day event focused on covering news, sponsored by the Indiana Broadcasters Association, Associated Press Media Editors & HSPA.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

Where: The University of Indianapolis Health Pavilion, 1643 E. Hanna Ave. 

Why: Learn insider skills to covering news and snag a free AP Stylebook.

How: Register by Friday, June 14 online at:

Cost: $40

Questions?: Contact Shawn Goldsby,, (317) 803-4772.



9 a.m.  •  Registration 

9:15 a.m.  •  Breakout Sessions 

A;        • Public Access (45 minutes)

Learn about your rights and tools you can use for acquiring information.

• Luke Britt, Indiana Pubic Access Counselor

• Steve Key, HSPA Executive Director & General Counsel 

           • Body Cam Law (45 minutes)

Make sure you’re up to date on Indiana’s Body Cam Law.

• Dan Byron, Team Leader – Media and First Amendment Law, Bingham. Greenbaum, Doll

• Steve Key, HSPA Executive Director & General Counsel 

B:        • Photo Session

Get tips and advice from a pro.

• Robert Scheer, visual journalist, The Indianapolis Star

10:30-11:30 a.m.  •  Crafting a video story

Gain skills for dynamic storytelling.

• Justin Mack, breaking news & public safety reporter for The Indianapolis Star

• Rich Nye , reporter for WTHR, Channel 13 Eyewitness News

• Abby Lutz, Multimedia Journalist for ABC57

11:45 a.m.  •  Luncheon & Keynote

• Katie Rogers, New York Times White House correspondent

1:15 p.m.  •  Investigative, Watchdog Journalism

Learn how an investigative journalism project can impact your community.

• Christian Sheckler, South Bend Tribune

2:30 p.m.  •  Wrap Up



Keynote speaker Katie Rogers is a White House correspondent for The New York Times. She’ll be discussing the importance of using social media in reporting. 

From the NYT: Katie Rogers started at The Times in 2014 and has since focused on features and breaking news. She has covered Washington in the Trump era, pop culture, sexual harassment in Congress, New York Fashion Week, socialites, sexism at the Olympics and the occasional Santa. She is a native Hoosier from Elkhart and got her start as an education reporter for The Elkhart Truth. 

Rogers came to The Times from The Guardian, where she oversaw social media production for projects, including the paper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Snowden leaks, and reported on breaking news. Before that, she juggled similar duties at The Washington Post. 

Rogers is a graduate of Loyola University Chicago. You can follow her on Twitter, @katierogers.

Recent stories from Katie Rogers include:

• “High Season at Mar-a-Lago Is Over, but Concern Over Security Lingers”

• “Trump Usually Keeps Loyalists Close. But There Are Some Things He Can’t Forgive.”

• ‘“I’ve Battled,’ Tiger Woods Says as He Accepts Presidential Medal of Freedom”

• “Venezuelan Embassy’s Power Cut Off in Tense Washington Standoff”

• “Ex-White House Official Says No One Pressured Him to Overturn Security Clearance Recommendations”