About NENPA University

NENPA produces a wide assortment of professional development opportunities throughout the year. In addition to the annual conference and convention, NENPA offers a slate of high quality— yet low cost— training sessions. NENPA’s training curriculum addresses mission-critical issues that are relevant for those who labor in all areas of the newspaper workforce; including news, advertising, circulation, production, promotion, new media and administration.

Training sessions are offered at locations throughout New England in order to make them most accessible and convenient for members. For those that are not able to travel, seminars are also conducted via webinar.

All of NENPA’s workshops are conducted by some of the most knowledgeable professionals serving the newspaper industry.

If you have suggestions for a new training session, or would like to be contacted about future workshops, email us at info@nenpa.com!

Online Webinars

Sponsored by the Journalism Education Foundation of New England

NENPA members have access to nearly 150 FREE online webinars through Online Media Campus.  Programs are offered annually on writing and editorial topics, print and online advertising sales, technology, social networking, management issues and much more. These time-efficient webinars are designed to offer fresh ideas to improve job skills, without the need for travel and time away from the office.

A NENPA member code is required to register for the Online Media Campus webinars at no cost. Members that are interested in taking advantage of this benefit should email t.cleary@nenpa.com to receive the access code.

Mar
4
Thu
NENPA U: 60 Story Ideas in 60 Minutes
Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NENPA U webinar with Online Media Campus and free to NENPA members. Email t.cleary@nenpa.com for registration code.
In this webinar:
A good story idea is the spark that can lead to great work. In this fast-paced session, Cedar Rapids Gazette Executive Editor Zack Kucharski will share story ideas that can be done by reporters in any newsroom. Every participant should have a notebook full of ideas as we look across topics — from sports to features to news in this fast-paced session.
About the presenter: 
Zack Kucharski is Executive Editor of The Gazette in Cedar Rapids, where he has worked since 2000. Kucharski leads content strategies for the organization. He has worn many hats within the organization, starting as a freelancer and moving up to reporter, news, and database editor. He is a University of Iowa graduate.
Mar
5
Fri
NENPA U: How To Get Better Photos With Less
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
NENPA U webinar with Online Media Campus and free to NENPA members. Email t.cleary@nenpa.com for registration code.
In this webinar:
Journalists are being asked to do everything these days: write, edit, post to social, take the photos, take the video, design the layout, and don’t miss the deadline. This course will go over some basic and advanced techniques to improve your photography with whatever kind of camera and amount of time you must work with. If you’re shooting with a phone or DSLR, this discussion is for you.
About the presenter: 
Kelsey Kremer is an Emmy award-winning photojournalist and life-long Iowan. She’s been taking photos and videos for the state’s largest newspaper, the Des Moines Register, since 2013. In her time at the Register, she’s traveled all over the state and half-way around the world sharing stories about Iowans. In 2017, she was the recipient of a Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grant for a two-week reporting trip to China to document Iowa’s role in the U.S., China relations. She is a graduate of Iowa State University’s Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication.

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