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NEWSCRAFT 19: A Grady College Workshop on the Craft of Reporting, Writing, Pitching and Selling News

February 8, 2019 - February 9, 2019

Please join us for two days of immersive training in the craft of journalism from three world-class instructors: Nick Chiles, Jamie Lauren Keiles and Bob Sullivan.

This event is free for students. Students must email Charlotte Norsworthy to register.

Professionals are $10. Registration is required for all professional attendees. Register here.


Feb 8:
Bob Sullivan will host two sessions on developing reporting skills and the art of interviewing. Both sessions will take a multi-platform perspective.

  • Session 1: 9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
  • Session 2: 10:10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Nick Chiles will conduct two sessions of a writing workshop focused on creating clean, concise and compelling copy.

  • Session 3: 1:25 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
  • Session 4: 2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

Feb. 9:
Jamie Lauren Keiles will lead participants through two sessions about the business of writing for money (in print and online), as well as how to formulate story ideas as pitches that editors read and accept. The workshops will also discuss how to negotiate pay and other practical skills for building a career as a freelance writer.

  • Session 5:  9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Session 6:  1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.