In July, Raleigh Public Record will host its second training of the year — and this time it’s free!
UNC Professor Andy Bechtel will lead an hour-long class on alternative approaches to storytelling. Go beyond the inverted pyramid and get creative in telling news stories to engage your readers. Training is free and open to all journalists, students and bloggers.
What: Alternative approaches training
Who: Journalists, students, anyone writing for public consumption in print and online
Why: Because we can and should be interesting and engage readers while we report the news
When: 6 p.m. July 11, 2012
Where: A.J. Fletcher Foundation meeting room — 909 Glenwood Ave. Raleigh
Space is limited. RSVP and send ay questions to email@example.com.
Please forward to any friends, colleagues or students who may be interested in this free training opportunity.
Bechtel is a member of the Executive Committee of the American Copy Editors Society, and he is the author of a NewsU course on alternative story forms. He has written articles for publications such as Quill, Society for News Design Update and the North Carolina Media Law Handbook