Photojournalism for Non-Photojournalists

This Webinar was originally broadcast on:
September 11, 2012 Enroll Now
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Course Overview

Photojournalism for Non-Photojournalists
Originally Broadcast On:
September 11, 2012
Time Estimate:
One hour for the main presentation and questions. Sometimes presenters stay longer to answer additional questions from participants.

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Struggling to create compelling photographs for your site or publication? Strengthen your photographic reporting. Improve the visual quality and news content with this one-hour Webinar about photojournalism fundamentals.

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Who Should Take this Course:

Anyone making the transition into digital storytelling. This includes journalists in print and broadcast newsrooms, entrepreneurs, freelancers, bloggers and educators who need to become familiar with these skills.

Course Instructor:

Kenny Irby

Kenny Irby is Poynter’s senior faculty of visual journalism and diversity. He is an integral figure in visual journalism education, having founded Poynter’s photojournalism program in 1995. He teaches and consults in the areas of digital photographic reporting, leadership, ethical decision making and diversity integration.

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