June 2011 Institute Recap
June 12-15 was filled with video critiques, story assignments and networking opportunities as fifteen journalists gathered in St. Petersburg, Fla. for SPJs Reporters Institute.
During the program, speakers covered everything from multimedia tools to ethics. Every hour was packed with valuable information to enhance the careers of the participants. Click here to see the schedule [PDF, 66 KB] from the program. Participants kept their newsroom up-to-date by using Twitter hashtag #SPJRI.
Participants in the program had three years, or less, of professional experience and worked for publications of all sizes and shapes, from all over the U.S.
Speakers included: Read Bios [PDF, 393 KB]
Charles Davis, associate professor, University of Missouri
Kenny Irby, senior faculty, The Poynter Institute
Victoria Lim, reporter/anchor, Bright House Sports Network
Hagit Limor, investigative reporter, WCPO-TV
Al Tompkins, senior faculty, The Poynter Institute
Deb Wenger, professor, University of Mississippi
June 2011 Graduates