CNN Reporters Workshop
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Presenter: Ramon Escobar, Vice President, Talent Recruitment & Development, CNN
#NABJ14 in Boston, MA
Sheraton Boston Hotel
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
July 30-August 3
Are you a journalist looking to hone your skills? Are you working as a
reporter now but aspire to become a national correspondent?
Then you should consider applying for this broadcast training session, sponsored by CNN.
Gain first hand knowledge of what it takes to make it as a national TV
correspondent. With the options to consume news, information and
entertainment continuously changing, correspondents must be effective
and versatile storytellers that suit the medium of choice for consumers.
This daylong interactive workshop will provide participants with the
necessary tools to build on existing skills in order to go from local
reporter to national correspondent. Leaders from the broadcast and cable
news industry will join as special guests to provide their insights.
20 applicants will be selected for this workshop. Below are the materials needed for the application process:
- Master Storytelling
- Writing with focus
- On-air presentation
- Managing your image
- Interviewing skills
- Cover letter explaining why you should be selected for the program