Saturday, September 22, 2018

Friday, September 21, 2018

Job opening at The Enquirer - News of Now coach

The News of Now coach oversees content creation for social media audiences and supervises the team responsible for managing our core digital products. This person has a strong understanding of what readers expect from us, both on and off platform, and how that information should be delivered. They utilize a wide variety of tools, from text and video to interactive graphics and Facebook Live, and will teach other team members best practices. They have strong management and team-building skills and can work across departments and disciplines. The position requires creativity, excellent communication skills, fast thinking and the ability to execute plans quickly.
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Thursday, September 20, 2018

Tonight! See you there!

GCABJ, the Greater Cincinnati Black PR Pros and SPJ present the "New Members Mixer." If you are a Journalists or PR Professional within the Greater Cincinnati region, we want to welcome you and introduce you to a phenomenal group of talented Journalists and PR pros in our area. This is open to the public and a great opportunity for the young professional community to mix and mingle with some of Cincinnati's finest in journalism and public relations. Be sure to arrive early, from 6pm-7pm cocktails and wine pours are only $5. Food will be provided.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Reminder: FOI Summit in Cincinnati - September 21, 22

The National Freedom of Information Coalition (NFOIC) and the Ohio Coalition of Open Government (OCOG) present the 2018 FOI Summit to convene in Cincinnati, Ohio, on September 21st and 22nd (FR/SA) at the Westin Cincinnati21 E. 5th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202.
The 29th annual summit is a gathering of state FOI coalition directors, journalists, attorneys, and open government and first amendment advocates focused on issues and trends around state and local open government legislation, policies and practices. An excellent networking experience, the summit includes panel discussions, presentations, and group interaction among FOI and First Amendment experts, advocates and champions. View the preliminary schedule below.
The summit also includes the State Open Government Hall of Fame luncheon featuring a keynote speaker and the induction of a worthy individual in recognition of their lifetime contributions to open government in their state.  
Online registration for the summit is open. Secure the Early Bird rate now. A block of discounted rooms are available at the Westin Cincinnati on a limited basis so make your reservations now. Please contact NFOIC here with any questions or special needs. We'll see you in Cincinnati.

SPJ/Google News Initiative - Oct. 2 in Columbus

Presented by SPJ and Google News Initiative “Covering and Protecting Your Elections” will be held on October 2 in Columbus on the campus of Ohio University from 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. The workshop is one in a series of workshops, which are being presented to journalists across the country.

“Covering and Protecting Your Elections: Tools to detect misinformation, protect yourself and your data online, and connect with voters” is a free training that includes a wide range of Google tools and workflows that can help journalists engage their audience, research and report information around political elections and use data visualizations in powerful new ways.

The tour will visit 12 cities across the country from Sept. 5 - Oct. 19. Each training session will offer a variety of workshops including:

Verification and Fact Checking: Learn time-saving methods to verify the authenticity and accuracy of images, videos and reports that you find in social media and elsewhere online.

Safety and Security: Learn how to protect yourself and your news organization from hacking, phishing, malware, other digital attacks and censorship — for the upcoming election season and beyond.

Data Journalism: Find, analyze, interpret and visualize data in compelling new ways — and help your audience gain a deeper understanding of election data and campaigns.

Journalism Ethics: Learn important principles that are the foundation of ethical journalism while encouraging their use by all people in all media — during election season and every day.

Get more details and register today at For questions, email SPJ Training/Education Manager Monica Williams or call her at 317-920-4786.