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Digital Tools for Today’s Journalist


Sep 23, 2021




Teresa Shaak



Learn from your peers! Staff writers at The Times-Tribune, Scranton, share tried and true suggestions for making the most of digital and data tools.

This presentation includes Borys Krawczeniuk, Jeff Horvath and Brooke Williams discussing:

  • The three must-have data/digital tools for mobile and desktop.
  • How to protect yourself and your sources from doxxing and social media vulnerability.
  • Editing and bulletproofing tips for data stories.

If you’re a reporter or editor looking to streamline tasks while writing and editing valuable stories for your local community, this session is for you!

This 60-minute webinar is scheduled to begin promptly at 12 noon, eastern time.

Registrants must have both a computer and audio/phone in order to participate.

There is no cost for PNA members.  Non-member fee: $20.

To register, complete the form below or email the PNA Foundation.  A confirmation with log in instructions will be sent to each registrant one or two days prior to the session.


September 23, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Presenters include:

Borys Krawczeniuk
Staff Writer

Borys is an investigative reporter who covers politics and transportation.  He began his career in 1983, as an announcer/news reporter for WBAX-AM and a freelancer at The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre. Borys joined Times-Shamrock Newspapers in 1987, as a reporter at the New-Age Examiner, now the Wyoming County Press Examiner. In 1988, he became the Downvalley correspondent for The Scranton Times then later the paper’s police reporter. He began covering politics full time in 2000.  Borys has won numerous national and state journalism awards.  He has a bachelor’s degree in physics from King’s College and a master’s degree in telecommunications from Syracuse University.

Jeff Horvath
Staff Writer

Jeff covers Scranton and Lackawanna County government. He began working at the newspaper in 2015, after working as a reporter for another Times-Shamrock Newspapers’ publication, the Wyoming County Press Examiner, in Tunkhannock.  He is the recipient of a Keystone Press Award for his work covering the 2016 presidential candidates’ visits. He was also part of a team of Times-Tribune reporters that won first and second place awards in the SPJ 2019 Spotlight Contest for the newspaper’s reporting on sexual abuse in Northeastern Pennsylvania churches.  Jeff graduated Summa Cum Laude from Gettysburg College. He holds dual bachelor’s degrees in English and philosophy, graduating with honors in both.

Brooke Williams
Staff Writer

Brooke Williams joined the Times-Tribune staff in September 2020 as a night cops reporter and obituary clerk. She also covers the Abingtons. Brooke previously reported for the Wyoming County Press Examiner in Tunkhannock for nearly two years, where she covered a little bit of everything.  She graduated from Marywood University with a bachelor’s degree in multimedia journalism. At Marywood, she served as editor-in-chief of The Wood Word and president of the university’s Society for Collegiate Journalists chapter.