Industry courses and training programs
Click the links below to learn more about our educational initiatives.
Newspapers Canada Webinars
As a way to deliver cost-effective training to members across the country, Newspapers Canada schedules a webinar series from September to May each year. Most of the sessions are one hour, and they cover a variety of subjects for editorial, marketing and advertising departments. Registration is done online and there is a small fee with a discount for members.
Learn more about the Newspapers Canada webinar series »
Media Credit Services Education Series
As part of the training and education program by Newspapers Canada, a three-part webinar series has been developed for the staff and managers of advertising agencies to aid in managing accounts receivable. Part one deals with Building an Effective Credit Policy, part two covers Effective Collection Techniques and the final webinar in the series covers Legal Issues of Collection. To obtain a copy of the series, or individual webinars, please contact Ross Edmunds at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media Credit Conference 2013
The Newspapers Canada Media Credit Conference will be held on May 15-16, 2013 at the Delta Markham Hotel in Toronto, ON.
Next year promises to be a challenging year for the media and cash flows will be more important than ever. The annual credit conference will feature a number of speaker sessions and events including a special workshop titled “Time and Tasks,” which will deal with time management strategies. The workshop will be led by Andrew Sherwood of Progressive Training in Oakville and will be especially beneficial for Outlook users, including both managers and staff.
Click here to view detailed conference program »
For more information about Media Credit Services educational programming please contact:
Credit Analyst, Newspapers Canada
Phone: 416-923-3567 ext 222
Newspapers Canada and Metroland Media Group are teaming up with Associated Press Media Editors (APME) to bring the renowned NewsTrain training series to Toronto this September. NewsTrain features two full days of educational workshops for managers and editors by some of the best journalism practitioners in North America—all for just $50 per person (plus HST). The topics covered will include video and social media as well as newsroom management issues.
NewsTrain will take place at the Toronto Star Press Centre in Vaughn on September 13-14, 2012.
Click here for more information and registration »
INK+BEYOND conference and trade show
INK+BEYOND is the newspaper industry's largest annual conference in Canada. The conference program features speaker presentations, training workshops, networking opportunities, awards galas and more.
INK+BEYOND 2013 will take place on May 1-3, 2013 at the Westin hotel in Ottawa, ON.
Visit www.inkandbeyond.ca for more details.
Photo Doctor training videos
This two minute Photo Doctor training video offers tips for photojournalists looking to improve their skills.The advice is designed to help you bring back better photos from every assignment.
The first installment of the series is hosted by Peter Bregg, an instructor at the Ryerson School of Journalism and a former photographer with Macleans magazine, The Canadian Press and Associated Press.
If you are a photographer interested in sharing your own tips on photography, or you have suggestions on future topics, contact us at email@example.com.
Click here to view the first installment of The Photo Doctor »
Anytime online training for journalists
Choose your course and work at your own speed - some are free, others at a nominal charge: http://www.newsu.org/courses/course_list.aspx
Courses are available in design, editing, ethics, leadership, multimedia and more.