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How to Write In-Depth Stories as a General Assignment Writer

Organize your time and accomplish special projects without sacrificing the quality of your daily duties.
Between the daily grind of a newsroom, where do you find the time to write that in-depth story you’ve been longing to pursue? During this webinar, you will learn how to organize your time so you CAN accomplish special projects without sacrificing the quality of your daily duties. Get ready to dive into new business models being used in media companies that emphasize collaborating with competing newsrooms to help your organization get ahead.

Topics we will cover:

1. Benefits to developing working relationships between newsroom
2. Maintaining originality while utilizing outside resources
3. Examples from successful local and national news organizations using this model

Deadline to register for the $35 fee is Tuesday, Sept. 17. A $10 late registration fee begins on Wednesday, Sept. 18.

About the Presenter: Lyle Muller is the executive director-editor of the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism. He is a former editor of The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa). He was a senior editor on the team that directed coverage of an Iowa flooding disaster, which won The Gazette the Society of Professional Journalists’ national Sigma Delta Chi award for deadline reporting in 2008. A 1992 Council for the Advancement of Science Writing national fellow, his focus as a reporter was on health, science and higher education.

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