Poynter Institute Webinars – Customized Professional Development
AAEA members have access to a program that will make enhancing your skills easy and affordable.

AAEA members can enroll in selected classes for journalism professionals offered by the Poynter Institute. Your AAEA membership gives you a significant discount plus an AAEA Professional Improvement Foundation grant takes another $10 off your cost. You’ll find details on this special AAEA development program at newsu.org/aaea-home.

Promo Codes:
Self-Directed Courses- 15AAEADC25
Certificate Programs- 15AAEACERT50

Here’s the learning lineup:

Self-Directed Courses
Choose any number of these courses (use promo code to get a 25% discount):
• Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise
• Help! for Writers
• Getting Started with Mobile Reporting
• Getting it Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age
• Writing Online Headlines: SEO and Beyond
• Social Media: Strategies and Tools for News
• Five Steps to Stronger Data Visualization
• The New Ethics of Journalism: A Guide for the 21st Century

Certificate Programs
Enroll in one or more certificate programs that include the classes listed below (use promo code to get $50 off the $150 price):

Poynter ACES Certificate in Editing
• Fundamentals of Editing
• The Art and Science of Editing
• Clarity is Key: Making Writing Clean and Concise
• Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age
• Writing Online Headlines: SEO and Beyond
• Language Primer: Basics of Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use

Social Media Certificate Program
• LinkedIn for Journalists and Educators
• You are What You Tweet: How to Engage Your Readers on Twitter
• Using Facebook as a Reporting Tool
• How News Organizations Can Make the Most of Snapchat
• Social Media and Analytics: Strategies and Metrics You’ll Actually Use

Basic Reporting and Writing Certificate Program
• Get Me Rewrite: The Craft of Revision
• The Interview
• The Lead Lab
• The Writer’s Workbench: 50 Tools You Can Use
• Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More

Free Courses
Take these courses at no charge:
• Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More
• Dealing with Difficult Conversations

Register today, then take the courses anytime, anywhere you have an Internet connection. If you are new to Poynter, you will need to create an account to register for the paid or free courses. Questions? Contact the AAEA office at 706-407-2550.

Make this the year you add to your skill set and get even more from your AAEA membership!