Digital Journalism ∙ $199

As the digital world is expanding, so should your publication. Learn how to effectively use social media, mobile, data, analytics and digital tools to enhance reader engagement.

Top five reasons to register for the future of digital journalism:

  1. Enhance your video storytelling and online presence
  2. Become a mobile journalist- pitch, prep, shoot, edit and even build an app to host your content
  3. Learn how to story board and develop your ideas
  4. Build your personal brand and showcase your content on social media
  5. Learn to utilize your mobile devices to shoot and edit your stories



sara quinnSara Quinn is a design and journalism consultant and researcher, who holds the R.M. Seaton Endowed Chair at Kansas State University. She is an affiliate faculty member for The Poynter Institute where she taught full time for more than a decade. She is vice president for the Society for News Design. Her large-scale eyetracking research for Poynter and other organizations on newspaper, tablet and online reading habits has been presented in newsrooms, conferences and at universities around the world. Her most recent study is Eyetracking Photojournalism, for the National Press Photographers Association.

RachelMcClellandRachel Wedding McClelland is CMA’s vice president of member services. She is the Director of Student Media at the University of Tennessee where she oversees the Daily Beacon student newspaper, the Phoenix Literary Journal and the organizations’ websites and multimedia teams. She moved to Knoxville in 2014 after having served as Director of Student Publications at Indiana State University – work that earned her an Honor Roll adviser award from CMA in 2013. As a university faculty member at ISU, Rachel also earned the Excellence in Education award for instruction in a variety of honors, reporting, media writing and public relations courses. In addition to her work with the organization, she has been active on the boards of the Indiana Collegiate Press Association and the Society of Professional Journalists East Tennessee Professional Chapter. Rachel was a print news reporter before beginning her career in higher education. She reported for a variety of publications covering social issues, crime, city and county government and the arts. She has also worked as a freelance writer for the Associated Press covering election news.