NPR U

The “NPR U” classes are regular training sessions coordinated by the Training team. They provide an introduction to the values and best practices that guide NPR’s journalism and to the tools we use to make our storytelling great. Space may be limited. Questions? Email trainingteam@npr.org.

Tools

Learn how to create a live blog in Grove, and create posts to go on it.

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Learn how to use NPR’s diversity source tracking tool.

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Learn how to use NPR’s diversity source tracking tool.

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Learn how to use NPR’s diversity source tracking tool.

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MTE

You’ll learn the basics of how to listen, edit and produce content for air using NPR’s in-house audio editor. 

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Learn how to track and modify stories using NPR’s story management software.

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Learn how to track and modify stories using NPR’s story management software.

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Learn what the Ops Desk does and how the staff can help you.

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Learn how to create a story page in NPR’s content management system.

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You’ll get an overview of how NPR researchers and data strategists help make our journalism great.

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Learn how to search, navigate and assess publicly available phone numbers, addresses, criminal records and more.

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RAD’s guide to finding legal documents and tracking cases

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Learn how to use Cardboard to connect your team’s story cards to our publishing systems.

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Learn how to use the new analytics dashboard tools.

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Learn how to search for archival audio.

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Craft

Learn exercises and techniques to expand your sound and range. 

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Learn how to write a headline that both humans and Google will love.

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Ethics

This session focuses on best practices for sourcing and selecting images for NPR.org and social media channels.

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