Newsroom safety and security
Since the Capital Gazette shooting in June 2018, newsroom employees have wondered if they are safe in their workplace. We’ll go over personal safety tips and security information to ensure you’re informed.
Other useful resources:
How to Safely Cover Street Protests – tip sheet by Judith Matloff
Covering Street Protests – a compilation of reporter-to-reporter guidance
Leading Resilience – a guide for editors and news managers
Reporters Exposed to Traumatic Events – tips for editors and managers
Handling Traumatic Imagery – a tipsheet for managing graphic content
Dealing with Hate Campaigns – a toolkit for journalists and newsrooms targeted
More training on Leadership:
Covering Natural Disasters: Preparedness Training
There are multiple resources journalists can prepare ahead of a natural disaster. Data + Journalism author and trainer Mike Reilley of University of Illinois-Chicago walks USA TODAY Network journalists through tools you may not have considered using.
Be the Beat: How to do CPR*
Tips and videos of CPR dos and don’ts from the American Heart Association with rich data and insights on women’s heart health – not a certification class.
Happy trails to two giants of our craft
A goodbye from Gannett colleagues to George Stanley and Peter Bhatia.
Coping with the stress and trauma of journalism, using our EAP benefit
The EAP provides qualified counseling experts for you and your family members. It is free and confidential. This 60-minute session from EAP facilitator Gwen Kinsey will reintroduce this benefit and answer questions about how to use it. Gwen will also focus on the effects of stress, trauma and burnout for journalists.