ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2018) – The Poynter Institute, a global leader in journalism, today opens applications for three Leadership Academies for Women in Digital Media in 2019. Poynter’s highly competitive and transformative program is poised to train more women journalists than ever in the program’s five-year history.
Due to the demand and success of the program, Poynter tripled the number of leadership academies for women in 2018 and will once again offer three academies in 2019. Each will accept 30 women, up from 28 last year.
“These academies bring some of the most creative and energetic women in media together in a program that not only improves the trajectory of their careers, but also generates ideas and strategies that contribute to the success of their news organizations,” said Poynter President Neil Brown. “Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media has become a signature Poynter program aimed at helping women become even more influential in an industry that genuinely needs their skills and leadership.”
The 2019 academies at Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, will take place Feb. 24-March 1, March 31-April 5 and Oct. 20-25.
Each academy is distinct, with new guest faculty, fresh content and diverse participants. But the overall strategy is the same: The program focuses on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership. In a recent survey of graduates from the first three years
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