The National Press Foundation has two expenses-paid training programs coming up that might be of interest to reporters at public media outlets.
SPOTLIGHT ON STATEHOUSE AND LOCAL REPORTING
If you’re a local government or statehouse reporter, the first opportunity is for you. NPF invites you to apply for a 5-day all-expenses-paid workshop focused on your important work. Topics covered include: accessing and localizing federal datasets; putting the impact of the federal government into context for your readers; covering Congress and the White House from afar; tracking campaign money; using fact-checking, community engagement and solutions journalism; making the most of TV appearances; and maximizing your iPhone as a tool. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 4th. Full details are HERE.
REPORTING ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE
The second opportunity is aimed at criminal justice reporters. This is a combo opportunity with three days of NPF training followed by full access to the American Society of Criminology conference. The deadline to apply for this opportunity is Friday, September 20th. Full details are HERE.
The primary mission of the National Press Foundation is to increase journalists' knowledge of complex issues in order to improve public understanding. The foundation recognizes and encourages excellence in journalism through its awards and programs.