DigitalEd: Great Mobile Tools for Reporting

    by Mike Reilley
    February 29, 2016

    Title: Multimedia and Mobile Tools

    Instructor: Mike Reilley, Director of Cronkite News – Digital Production Bureau, Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

    Learn about free and low-cost online tools you can use to enhance your multimedia and mobile reporting.


    In this one-hour training with digital journalist and educator Mike Reilley, you’ll learn about easy-to-use tools that will help you enhance your storytelling across platforms and deepen audience engagement.

    Refine your tool set as you get up to speed on the latest multimedia and mobile tools to help you capture, work with, edit and distribute media in new ways. Plus, get tips on how to use each for best results.  

    What you’ll learn from this training:

    1. The latest cutting-edge mobile reporting tools
    2. How to use them
    3. What each is best for
    4. How to provide better audience experiences across mobile and other platforms using these tools

    Who should take this training:

    • Journalists interested in tools that advance storytelling on new platforms  
    • Journalists interested in new mobile and multimedia tools that can improve the efficiency and interactivity of their reporting
    • Anyone interested in capturing, producing and distributing content in new, cutting-edge and engaging ways

    Date and Time: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET

    Price: $39

    Note: If you can’t attend the live session, you can still register and see the archived video and ask questions of the instructor. Free registration for BigMarker is required.

    About the Instructor:

    Mike Reilley is the director of digital production and professor of practice for Cronkite News at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. A former reporter and copy editor at the Los Angeles Times, Mike was also one of the founding editors of ChicagoTribune.com and has worked on the national desk at WashingtonPost.com. An early adopter of web technologies, he has spent nearly 30 years in digital journalism, newspapers, higher education and marketing. He previously taught digital journalism at Northwestern University and DePaul University. Mike is a frequent contributor to the MediaShift Education Shift blog and is the founder of the journalism research site The Journalist’s Toolbox (journaliststoolbox.org). Reach him on Twitter @journtoolbox.

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