Don’t count words. Make your words count.

Writing concise, to the point stories isn’t about cutting until you’re under the limit. It’s about writing the story with the right words and nothing more. We’ll talk about finding the one thing that will drive your story, how a zero draft can start you in the right place, the magic of reading aloud and the secret sauce of short yet authoritative writing (that one, as they say, may shock you).

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10 ways to achieve equity in your storytelling

Not every single person will reflect the audience in their storytelling. As journalists do more inclusive and intersectional storytelling, how do we make sure whoever is photo editing, headline writing, storytelling, etc. has tips that are good to know before they even get started?  A diverse team of journalists in DEI jobs and teams across the company compiled their insights to help. Sessions will feature a mix of trainers led by audience and trust director C.J. Benjamin who will delve into the tips.

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50 tools for writing well with Roy Peter Clark

Organized into four sections, “Nuts and Bolts,” “Special Effects,” “Blueprints for Stories,” and “Useful Habits,” this series is infused with more than 200 examples from journalism and literature.

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