Events and Training

Each year, the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association and the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association Foundation provide conferences and training throughout the state for the various departments of our member news media companies. These conferences and events allow our members to gather for one to three days to expand their revenue-generating opportunities, management skills, and industry knowledge through educational sessions, outstanding speakers and facilitators, networking and social events.

To view a list of past PNA Foundation webinars available for downloading, visit our Archived Training page.

Upcoming Events

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Date

October 2, 2020

Preparing for Online Misinformation: Election Crisis Simulation and Master Class with First Draft

Location: Webinar

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

You’re a journalist, it’s October 18, 2020, and online misinformation about the election and COVID-19 are colliding online to sow…

Date

October 8, 2020

Be an Invaluable Resource to your Advertising Clients: An advertising rep workshop

Location: AE Workshop Webinar

Contact: Mary Firestone

Email: events@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3069

Making an advertising sale is great! You’ve closed a deal, earned a commission and perhaps even hit your goals. However,…

Date

October 15, 2020

Effectively Managing the Trauma that Comes from Reporting on Trauma

Location: AE Webinar

Contact: Mary Firestone

Email: events@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3069

Reporting on traumatic events has become an all-too-familiar responsibility for editorial teams. Just as first responders need to be aware…

Date

November 19, 2020

2020 Sharon Johnson Memorial Workshop

Location: Virtual (more details to come)

Contact: Teresa Shaak

Email: foundation@pa-news.org

phone: 717-703-3003

This year’s topic TBD. Check back often for updates! This workshop is geared toward reporters, editors and all newsroom managers….