Training print journalists for broadcasting careers
The E.W. Scripps Company reported it will partner with Google on an initiative to help print journalists make the transition to broadcasting.
According to Scripps, Google has made a financial commitment to underwrite the newly created Scripps Journalism Journey Initiative.
The program is described as providing mid-career transitions into video-driven storytelling through extensive training and support.
Shop Talk is a weekly panel discussion about journalism issues. This week’s program featured Will Buss, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University and advises the student editors at the Western Courier, the students at student radio station The Dog, and the WIU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Rajvee Subramanian, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University; and TSPR News Director Rich Egger.