Sharon Johnson Workshop:
(Lights!) Camera! Action! News!
Producing Video in Your Small Newsroom
Do you think you can’t produce video stories and breaking news because of limited staff, resources and budget? Think again. Your newsroom can incorporate video into a variety of online coverage including business, sports, breaking news, features, series, etc. During the annual Sharon Johnson Memorial Workshop, presenters will discuss how to create video with the equipment and software you already have or you can easily and inexpensively buy. Your editorial peers as well as professional photographers will present how they’re producing video in newsrooms, small and large, weekly and daily. From basic, practical how-to tips to more detailed content suggestions to attracting visitors through social media, you’ll get the info you need to be successful with video. For more details, view the 2013 agenda.
Weekly and small community newspaper reporters and editors are encouraged to attend this inexpensive and valuable workshop. Thursday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. PNA Headquarters, Harrisburg. $15 registration fee for PNA members; $30 for non-members. Lunch included.
About the workshop and Sharon Johnson:
For 30 years, Sharon Johnson connected with the readers of The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, through her arts and entertainment writing. Her witty and informed style made her a must-read. In honor of Sharon’s memory, PennLive/The Patriot-News sponsors this annual workshop through the PNA Foundation with a focus on using the latest tools to provide the best stories and coverage. Through its Pulitzer-Prize-winning efforts for local reporting, PennLive/The Patriot-News is working with the PNA Foundation to coordinate this workshop,. Together, we recognize that while the tools, resources, formats and products may have changed since Sharon Johnson was writing, a good story – whether written or videotaped – is still what readers want.