Students will learn what makes great arts reporting. Bonus: Bring that story idea you've been tossing around and if you're brave enough to pitch to the crowd, David will give you his two cents. Krasnow is the senior editor of "Studio 360 with Kurt Andersen.
You'll learn how to fact-check science stories for accuracy and balance. Students will workshop and pitch their ideas in class. The "winning" pitch may be produced for Audiofiles.
Food Writing Workshop
Indrani Sen leads this workshop that will introduce students to the fundamentals of the beat. Writing about food must be as simple as eating it, right? Wrong. Food writing requires more than a fine-tuned palate, a table at the hottest, hot-hot restaurant, or a good recipe for authentic Neapolitan pizza dough.
Excel for Journalists
Students willl learn how to work in a spreadsheet to add context and depth to an existing story or find a new stories to pursue and also how to import data in Excel and how to analyze it. Among the concepts you'll learn include how to sort data, apply formulas, and create a chart.
Tim Harper leads this workshop that aims both to inspire and inform, whether your goal is to become a full-time travel writer or you merely want to supplement your day job with stories you do while on vacation.