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NEWSROOM LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Running days 3

JUN
28

Newsroom Leadership & Management

From Tuesday 20 June 2017 - 08:45
To Thursday 22 June 2017 - 16:00
Location : IAJ Offices, Richmond Forum, 18 Cedar Avenue, Richmond
Who to Contact : Gugu Ndaba ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ) or Maki Mathe ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. )
Area of Concern: All Platforms

Gain Control of the chaos in your newsroom.

Who should attend: The course will be of benefit to anyone working on a newsdesk, together with aspirant, part-time, new and jaded news editors.

Journos, audiences, diaries, news conferences... do you sometimes get the feeling that managing your newsroom is a bit like herding cats?

Gain control of the chaos! Newsroom Leadership and Management is a practical, hands-on course aimed at imparting the hard skills required to manage a busy newsdesk and newsroom.

It will include tips and tools for:
• Structuring a news diary correctly, both long and short term;
• Setting up a futuring system to ensure that you remain on top of the news;
• Generating original story ideas;
• Speaking to your target audiences;
• Planning and running big stories;
• Creative follow-ups that take a story forward;
• Running effective news conferences;
• Hiring the right people;
• Coaching staff;
• Managing morale and change;
• Developing career paths and retaining your talent;
• Briefing and debriefing journalists; and,
• Using twitter to generate feedback loops with, and grow your audience.

Participants will develop skills that can be practiced during the duration of the course, making for immediate, positive change in your newsroom.

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