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May 2018

Learn From Al Tompkins

The Poynter Institute's Al Tompkins will conduct workshops open to INBA members, on Wednesday, June 6, in Normal.  The Illinois Broadcasters Association is offering the opportunity, which will include sessions on Writing, Fake News and What Every Journalist Should Know About Guns and Ammo.  Also, INBA Attorney Don Craven will do a session on Freedom of Information and Cameras in the Courtroom.  Registration for the event at the Uptown Marriott hotel is now open at:  http://events.r20.c

INBA Sessions: Election 2018

Brian Mackey (left) and Charlie Wheeler at the INBA Spring 2018 Convention

It's a year that no one will forget in Illinois politics. Will there be a budget impasse? Who will be the governor? What about the gun bills being discussed in the General Assembly?

INBA Sessions: How To Turn Data Into Stories

WGLT-FM's Ryan Denham demonstrates how to use embeds to enhance your digital content.

The first session at INBA's spring convention was focused on data and the many options and tools journalists have to create unique stories from this information. The session was led by Ryan Denham of WGLT-FM in Bloomington-Normal.