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February 2022

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Webinar

  Interested in more training material? Browse over 180 archived training webinars at the links below  Advertising | Digital | Editorial | Management MNA Members can access all Online Media Campus webinars for FREE. Please email; member@mna.org to request the access code.

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March 2022

MNA Adds New Member Benefit: Digiversity.tv

March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Webinar

Are you spending too much time laying out your newspaper, building ads, and processing photos? Most people are. MNA is adding a new member benefit in 2022 by partnering with Digiversity.tv to offer MNA members access to an ever-growing library of training videos that can help you free up time to do more profitable things, at no cost to you. And if you’ve ever had questions, but were afraid to ask, Digiversity.tv has an entire series called “Checkin’ the Mail” where they answer viewers’…

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Easy Upselling Strategies with Digital Sales

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

In this webinar, AdCellerant explains how publishing companies are upselling advertisers and complementing their campaigns with Targeted Display. We're going to learn about why programmatic display is the foundation to any digital campaign, easy upselling strategies for your legacy sales reps, and reviewing case studies of other publisher's success by adding targeted capabilities to their product set. Presenter: Ben Bousloug & Elizabeth Bernberg of AdCellerant (MNA Members can view this webinar for free - please contact member@mna.org for the access…

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The View From Here: Minnesota Media After the National Spotlight

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar

  Minnesota’s media outlets continue to innovate, with an eye on providing news that empowers the local community and champions underrepresented voices. How do legacy news organizations and hyperlocal publications collaborate? What are the opportunities and hurdles that come with striving to do local news well in a resource-strapped environment? ProPublica has convened a group of dynamic media leaders in Minnesota, moderated by reporter Jessica Lussenhop, for a conversation about representation, resources and what it means to create trusted and…

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April 2022

Serving the Growing Mobile Audience: Tips on Responsive Websites & Native App Design

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

    In this live webinar, we'll discuss key design points to consider for maximizing mobile traffic and revenue. Is your "Subscribe" button readily available on mobile, or is it hidden in a sliding menu? Are your ads mobile responsive? If so, are they still readable on a phone screen? We will also address the big question on many publisher's minds today: "Should I get a native app, or focus on my responsive website?" What unique benefits does a native app…

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May 2022

Warming Up Cold Calls

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

In this live webinar, 30 year veteran ad seller Ryan Dohrn will share his recent research that suggests warming up your clients before you cold call them. His research has shown a 40% increase in connections and successful meetings with these new techniques. This is a webinar he will not want to miss. Presenter(s): Ryan Dohrn, 360 Ad Sales Ryan is a top motivational speaker that won an Emmy for marketing excellence while working for ABC TV/Walt Disney Co. and was…

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From Once Upon A Time to The End

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar

  Or as journalists say, from the lead to the kicker. This session explores why beginnings and endings are so important to your writing, and how to nail them every time. Plus, beginnings and endings are just as important in a paragraph as they are to the overall arc of the story. This isn’t just an academic session on writing. This is about grabbing readers’ attention, keeping them engaged, and rewarding them at the end. Where are you likely to…

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Elements of Outstanding Election Coverage

May 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Webinar

Al Cross (director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues) and Jim Pumarlo (author of “Votes and Quotes: A Guide to Outstanding Election Coverage”) discuss why election coverage is one of the most demanding and scrutinized tasks that faces newspapers, especially if readers perceive a newspaper to have a political "bias" on its editorial pages. This webinar will help participants formulate a plan. First, some tips on how to organize for the campaigns including developing a calendar. And then…

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June 2022

How To Do More Enterprise Reporting While Still Feeding The Daily Beast

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Media Campus

Think you don’t have enough time for watchdog journalism? Overwhelmed with keeping the daily machine running? Get practical advice for creating a newsroom culture that values public service and accountability reporting, no matter the staff size. The first step is deciding what not to do or to do differently. Some newsrooms are growing audiences while producing less content. The key is using data to determine which types of content are not contributing to audience engagement. Presenter(s): Chris Coates, executive editor of…

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Data Journalism Tools for Your Newsroom and Classroom

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online Media Campus

During this session, you'll learn how to scrape data from web pages and PDFs and into a spreadsheet format. You also will learn how to visualize the data using the free Flourish.studio tool. Participants will get a handout with links to the tools, exercises, examples and data to practice with. Prior to the session, participants should set up a free account at https://flourish.studio/ They also should download free Tabula software here: https://tabula.technology/ Presenter(s): Mike Reilley, SPJ Digital Trainer About the presenter: Mike Reilley has been…

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