Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New York City NewsTrain is June 6-7

NewsTrain will be in New York City on June 6-7 for a two-day workshop on covering disasters and tragedies, including how to help staff cope with the emotional toll of such stories.

NewsTrain is sponsored by APME and this workshop is hosted by The Associated Press in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Philadelphia and the Mid-Atlantic; New York Daily News; Asbury Park Press, Neptune, N.J; The Press of Atlantic City; New Jersey Press Association; The Record of Woodland Park, N.J.; New Jersey APME; Digital First Media/Journal Register Co. in Conn.; The Philadelphia Inquirer; the Philadelphia Daily News; the Albany (NY) Times Union; the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat & Chronicle; 1010 WINS, CBS Radio New York; The Observer-Dispatch, Utica., NY; the New York State Associated Press Association; CUNY Graduate School of Journalism; The News Journal of Wilmington (Del.); the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma; the Asian American Journalists Association.

Location: The Associated Press headquarters, 450 W. 33rd St., New York, NY.

Registration: Cost is $75 for the workshop and food service.

Diversity Scholarships Available: The Associated Press Media Editors Foundation is offering diversity scholarships to its New York City NewsTrain workshop, June 6-7, for print and broadcast journalists and students who are pursuing careers in journalism. The scholarships will cover the cost of the two-day workshop along with the recipient's accommodations and travel expenses, if needed. Candidates in the New York metro area will have the best chance. In all, up to five scholarships will be awarded. Interested journalists and students of color who need assistance attending NewsTrain in New York should send a resume, cover letter and several clips or examples of their work by May 15 to Sally Jacobsen at

Questions: Contact Michael Roberts, NewsTrain Project Director, Sally Jacobsen, The Associated Press,

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