Photo Rights

Online

This session focuses on best practices for sourcing and selecting images for NPR.org and social media channels. It covers ethics, rights, general aesthetics and other guidelines.

Recurring

SANDI Data Dashboard

Online

In this session, you will learn how to use the analytics dashboard tools to look up digital and listening metrics, plus gain insights on how audiences are engaging with content across NPR platforms.

Recurring

Seamus

Seamus is another NPR content management system. It is the publishing tool for all things digital (including pages on NPR.org, podcasts, NPR One, etc.). In this session, you will learn to create a Seamus story page. Who: This session is intended for new Seamus users.  

Recurring

MTE (Multi-Track Editor)

Online

MTE is NPR’s in-house audio editor. In this session for NPR staff, you will learn the basics of how to listen, edit and produce content for air. This is an introductory course. **Attendees are required to follow along on their work computer with NewsFlex and MTE.** Who: This session is intended for staff who are

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Searching Public Records

Online

Join a RAD team trainer to learn how to use TLOxp to find contact and other information about individuals.

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Headlines and SEO

Online

Learn to write headlines readers will click and Google will surface! This session includes: Considerations when writing a page-level and social headline; Dos and don’ts (and the reasoning behind them); How SEO and Google factor into it all; Actual advice for coming up with the darn things.

Recurring

Digital Writing Basics

Online

This training is an intro to digital reporting, leads, nut grafs and story organization. Open to NPR staff and Member Station colleagues.

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Grove Live Blog

Online

This session will teach you how to create and publish live blogs and posts in the Grove CMS. NPR EMPLOYEES ONLY — this is not available to stations.

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Writing for the Ear – Session 1

Online

Differences between digital and audio: We’ll discuss how the two formats differ and what that means for the way we write scripts. We’ll go over pacing, grammar and syntax and share tips on being clear, coherent, and conversational. Each participant will be asked to bring a text-based news story they’ve written or edited in the

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Writing for the Ear Session 2

Online

Story structure and storytelling devices: During this session, we’ll go through the narrative arc of an audio story, from intro to ending. We’ll talk about how to draw listeners into a story, the role of ambi and signposting and how to use them as storytelling devices and discuss different ways of writing in and out

Recurring

Seamus

Seamus is another NPR content management system. It is the publishing tool for all things digital (including pages on NPR.org, podcasts, NPR One, etc.). In this session, you will learn to create a Seamus story page. Who: This session is intended for new Seamus users.