Writing for the Ear – Session 2

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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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Nexus 101

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NEXUS 101: This is an introduction to NPR's broadcast content management system called Nexus. In this session, we show you how to create and manage NEXUS cards and their properties, and how NPR uses cards to support and manage its news coverage.  Who: This session is intended for employees who will be or are currently

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NPR U: Grove

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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

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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. **Attendees are required to follow along on their work computer with NewsFlex and MTE.** Who: This session is intended for staff who are

Mixing with MTE – Part 1

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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

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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

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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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Nexus 101

Online

NEXUS 101: This is an introduction to NPR's broadcast content management system called Nexus. In this session, we show you how to create and manage NEXUS cards and their properties, and how NPR uses cards to support and manage its news coverage.  Who: This session is intended for employees who will be or are currently

Recurring

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

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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Photo Rights

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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.