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MTE (Multi-Track Editor)

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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. Who: This session is intended for staff who are new to NPR or staff who need/want to learn entry level skill for audio

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Photo Rights

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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Research, Archives & Data Strategy (RAD)

This session is an overview of how NPR researchers and data strategists partner with interns and everyone else at NPR. You will learn the following: How to use Artemis, NPR’s in-house digital archive How to use Orpheus, NPR’s in-house digital music collection How to use researcher-curated internal resources, such as the pronunciation guide How to

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Grove Live Blog

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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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Planner (Cardboard)

Cardboard is NPR’s content planning tool for shows, desks, digital and podcast content creators for story presentation sharing and collaboration. In this session, we’ll go over how to use Planner

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Searching Public Records

Public records are your key to backgrounding sources, finding contact information, checking criminal background, searching court records and gathering clues about financial and professional status. In this “NPR U” session,

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Headlines and SEO

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);

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NewsFlex

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NewsFlex 101: This is an introduction to the NPR news story asset management system. In this session, we show you how to create and manage story collections and their properties,

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SANDI Data Dashboard

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

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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

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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

Writing for the Ear – Session 1

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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