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Registration now open for TAB’s 2017 Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop

One of the largest regional broadcast newsroom seminars, the TAB Southwest Broadcast Newsroom Workshop, takes place in San Antonio on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 am to 5 pm.  

The workshop is co-located with the Lone Star EMMY® awards gala at the J.W. Marriott Hill Country Resort and cosponsored by the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters and the Lone Star Chapter, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 
Early registration for TAB member station employees is $60 and includes lunch.  

Student interns can attend the workshop for $40.

Registration fees increase on Oct. 31, so act now and save!  

Click here to register and see the full schedule of sessions

Nationally-recognized presenters Al Tompkins of the Poynter Institute and Deborah Potter, co-author of Advancing the Story, will conduct six sessions throughout the day.

Other panels will feature a wealth of talent from Texas broadcast newsrooms, many of whom are nominated for that night’s EMMY® awards gala.

Texas media law experts will also be on hand to provide legal information to help keep attendees out of court.  

Session topics include:

  • re-establishing public trust through solid broadcast journalism
  • combatting the “fake news” label
  • key elements of memorable storytelling
  • digital storytelling best practices and strategies
  • sharpening broadcast newswriting skills
  • overcoming FOI roadblocks and difficult PIOs
  • avoiding hoaxes and false stories
  • law enforcement-related investigative reporting
  • local government-related investigative reporting
  • Texas’ newsgathering-related laws
  • watchdogging how taxpayer dollars are spent
  • reviewing public policy with a critical eye
  • shining moments/lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey (English AND Spanish sessions)
  • and much more!

TAB workshop registrants qualify for the NATAS hotel rate of $179 for Friday or Saturday night, Nov. 10 or 11.

Stations with questions can contact TAB.

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