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Engaging Readers Through Your Editorial Page

March 23, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Online Media Campus BannerThis webinar is co-presented by the Minnesota News Media Institute and Online Media Campus

Thursday, March 23
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Award-winning editorial writer Michael Smith of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal explains how he crafts his editorials, and offers pointers for keeping the community conversation vibrant, all while maintaining a fast-paced newsroom.

Register online now: http://bit.ly/2ma8fwN

Meet the Presenter …  

Michael Smith is the executive editor of the Spartanburg (S.C.) Herald-Journal, as well as three
North Carolina newspapers — the Gaston Gazette, Hendersonville Times-News and Shelby Star. He’s a two-time Best of GateHouse Editorial Writer of the Year, edging out writers from larger papers like the Columbus Dispatch and Providence Journal for the honor. Independent judges in the 2016 Best of GateHouse contest said this of his writing: “Michael Smith’s editorials cast clear moral purpose in strong language.”

Register online now: http://bit.ly/2ma8fwN

*Registrations received after March 20 are subject to a $10 late fee. Registration for this program closes at midnight March 22. Log in instructions will be sent 48 hours ahead of scheduled program. If you are interested in participating but are unable to attend the live webinar, we encourage you to sign up anyway. As part of your webinar package, you will receive free access to the archive of this webinar by registering for the live session.


March 23, 2017
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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