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NPR U: Grove

Online

Grove is our new web Content Management System that publishes digital stories to .org and the NPR app. This training will cover: -the dashboard -how to search -creating a story in Grove and in Nexus -other important basics

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 Nexus and MTE.** Who: This session is intended for staff who are

Mixing with MTE – Part 1

Online

This training is for people who use MTE and want to advance their knowledge, efficiency and skills in audio mixing.  In this session participants will learn how to do the following: Read and interpret a script Shortcuts  Build a clipboard Lay up a mix Level audio

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Dex

Online

This training is for NPR staff who use Dex to track sources. You will learn how to enter sources along with running source tracking reports.  *For NPR staff only*

Mixing with MTE – Part 2

Online

This training is for people who use MTE and want to advance their knowledge, efficiency and skills in audio mixing.  In this session participants will learn how to do the following: Pace Elements  Use fades Use ambient sound Group elements Request a fix and Pass off a project

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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.

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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.

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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

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Field Production – Part 1

Online

This training session is for reporters, editors and producers who want to learn best practices of recording audio for storytelling in the field. Participants will learn how to plan and execute audio recordings outside of HQ and sound gathering for storytelling. For NPR staff only

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Dex

Online

This training is for NPR staff who use Dex to track sources. You will learn how to enter sources along with running source tracking reports.  *For NPR staff only*