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In this workshop, we’ll delve into the specific ways to incorporate storytelling into your personal and professional life. These days, the Internet is abuzz about storytelling. But what does it take to tell a good story? And how can you use stories in pitches and presentations while also getting your message across? First, we’ll examine the rol

$275
+2750 pts
W.   Sep 3rd - Sep 10th, 6:45pm
Beginner

Discover how to work as a writer in a changing industry by completing two publishable pieces. This class will show you where opportunities are and which are right for you. You'll workshop two pieces in any format including news stories, roundups, services pieces, listicles, profiles, personal essays, interviews, and features. The class will address

$550
+5500 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this workshop, we'll take your idea, develop it, and turn it into something you can write and sell. Got a great idea for a nonfiction book but don't know what to do with it? With a professional and powerfully-written book proposal, you'll be able to get the attention of busy agents and editors and sell them on your book.By the end of the course,

$550
+5500 pts
Th.   Sep 4th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
All levels

In this course, you’ll learn the fundamentals of television reporting while you manage tight deadlines, draft news scripts, and appear onscreen. We’ll review piece-structuring techniques, how to deliver live coverage, and how to set up and conduct an on-camera interview. Plus, you’ll film a live news stand-up for use in your demo reel. To bre

$485
+4850 pts
M.   Sep 8th - Sep 29th, 6:45pm
Beginner

You will learn a process that will help you pinpoint your optimal writing conditions, structure your time and build a framework to increase your productivity. Many people yearn to write but feel stuck. Some can't seem to start the process, while others hit a wall and can't seem to finish. Through a better understanding of the creative process, a se

$275
+2750 pts
T.   Sep 9th - Sep 16th, 6:45pm
All levels

In this course, you'll learn how to create an online marketing strategy, identify the appropriate distribution platforms, and use the Web to successfully deliver your message. In order to run a successful online marketing campaign, you need to understand how to conceive, structure, and measure your efforts across several different outlets -- from l

$470
+4700 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 15th, 6:45pm
Beginner

This course puts the overwhelming marketplace into focus by concentrating on the four categories of commentary that are most accessible to generalist writers: news commentary, social commentary, travel and memoir. The Web has vastly increased opportunities for a freelance writer seeking to publish short essays on just about any subject. How can you

$385
+3850 pts
W.   Sep 10th - Oct 1st, 6:45pm
All levels

This course will teach you how to network with other women and how to reach out a hand out to help other women improve their careers. This class offers women in the media a two-week career consultation that will provide them with the tools they’ll need to grow into management positions. You’ll meet with a small group of professional women to wo

$275
+2750 pts
M.   Sep 15th - Sep 22nd, 6:45pm
All levels

Students will learn how to write compelling, crisp copy that stays on brand, weave in search optimization goals to connect with the target consumer, take messages from traditional to new media platforms while maintaining a uniform campaign, collaborate with art directors and account managers, create and alter messages to accommodate various digital

$470
+4700 pts
Th.   Sep 18th - Oct 23rd, 6:45pm
Beginner

Students will know how to maximize print and online writing opportunities to establish their authority as a travel writer. They will obtain a complete portfolio of eight publishable articles and pitch letters to match that will impress any editor as well. To launch a career as a travel writer, you need more than a passport and a grasp of the writte

$470
+4700 pts
T.   Sep 23rd - Oct 28th, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this two-night intensive course, Maureen Dempsey, an editor with a broad range of print and digital experience, will talk you through the steps to write and send an effective pitch. You'll write pitches, get feedback, and research publications and editors who are looking for new writers. In this class, you will learn how to:Generate pitch ideas

$275
+2750 pts
W.   Oct 1st - Oct 8th, 6:45pm
All levels

Learn how to write video scripts and story outlines, shoot and edit it, and broadcast your work on video-sharing sites like YouTube.com. We'll explore excellent examples of online video, discuss the cameras and microphones you'll need, and teach you to shoot, edit, and encode. Popular websites are more than just words. Pages with video get double t

$275
+2750 pts
Sa.   Oct 4th, 10am
Beginner

Learn how to create successful events from conception to completion. You'll discover how to think, plan, problem solve, and produce like a professional event planner. We'll follow the process of planning an event from beginning to end. Event planning is an important component of marketing and public relations. Events have the power to build consum

$385
+3850 pts
W.   Oct 8th - Oct 29th, 6:45pm
Beginner

Students will learn essential copywriting terms and techniques. If you're already working as a writer or copywriter, you'll learn from a new perspective while you complete creative assignments to expand your portfolio. Craft sparkling ad copy through creative exercises and practical, hands-on learning. Once you master the basic concepts and structu

$550
+5500 pts
Th.   Oct 9th - Nov 20th, 6:45pm
Beginner

In this seminar, you will learn: an overview of social media platforms; which platforms cater to which mediums; how to set goals to achieve results utilizing social media; how to use various platforms; how to choose a theme; how to define your voice Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to achieve results -- whether it be marketing, mone

$65

Learn how to pick a blogging platform that's right for you; the basics of blog design and organization; the importance of writing a blog mission statement to understand your voice, your reader, and your goals; guidelines for frequency and length of posts; tagging, SEO writing, and responding to comments; how to network with other bloggers and join

$385

Develop an established presence on one or more social networks, expanded exposure on your existing networks, and a solid understanding of how to best use social media. Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. If you've looked up an old roommate on Facebook or watched videos on YouTube, you've used social media. But these kinds o

$350

This course will cover basic freelancing skills, from coming up with ideas to effectively pitching them -- in addition to managing your career. By the end of class, you'll have the confidence to take the freelance market by storm. Have you dabbled in freelance writing, but always dreamed of making it a career? If so, what's stopping you? Maybe it's

$350

By the end of the class, a student will learn how to develop a tactical PR plan that generates results. Over the last decade, we've seen an unprecedented surge of interest in public relations that is creating an incredible abundance of PR jobs in firms, corporations, non-profits, and consulting. But what are the key skills every PR firm is looking

$350

By the end of class, students will have an understanding of SEO and what gets their website to the top of search engine results as well as how to use social media to drive traffic to your website. Whether you're promoting your company, client, or yourself, it's crucial that your website can be found. If you don't come up at the top of a search, yo

$470