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Reporters Institute

June 2011 Institute Recap

June 12-15 was filled with video critiques, story assignments and networking opportunities as fifteen journalists gathered in St. Petersburg, Fla. for SPJ’s Reporters Institute.

During the program, speakers covered everything from multimedia tools to ethics. Every hour was packed with valuable information to enhance the careers of the participants. Click here to see the schedule [PDF, 66 KB] from the program. Participants kept their newsroom up-to-date by using Twitter hashtag #SPJRI.

Participants in the program had three years, or less, of professional experience and worked for publications of all sizes and shapes, from all over the U.S.

Speakers included:  Read Bios [PDF, 393 KB]
— Charles Davis, associate professor, University of Missouri
— Kenny Irby, senior faculty, The Poynter Institute
— Victoria Lim, reporter/anchor, Bright House Sports Network
— Hagit Limor, investigative reporter, WCPO-TV
— Al Tompkins, senior faculty, The Poynter Institute
— Deb Wenger, professor, University of Mississippi

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June 2011 Graduates

Erica Anderson
Erica Argueta
Kealey Bultena
Lauren Compton
Grant Cooper
Sunny Freeman
Jauné Jackson
Kaylin Krashesky
Amber Lindke
Olivia Logan
Paige Malone
Alexander Roy
Katherine Rufener
Shyaam Simpson
Kristen Skaldd

Click here to learn more about the graduates from the June 2011 program. [PDF, 1.2 MB MB]

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