ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute

When: Wednesday, Sept. 6 and Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017
Cost: Free (admittance by application only)
Apply: Applications due August 18, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET

The goal of the institute is to train up-and-coming news leaders with diverse backgrounds and help them develop core strategic leadership skills.

For two days, the institute will provide leadership and management training for new and mid-level news leaders from organizations across all platforms around the country. It is tailored to address the most pressing issues for leaders and the basic skills needed to lead and drive change. Some of the topics on the program include coaching and feedback, leadership style, driving diversity in news platforms, goal-setting and strategy, financial leadership, and technology and innovation. Click here for a quick glance on the program from a previous institute.

Interested candidates need to apply by filling out an online form by Aug. 18. The form includes a resume, a brief statement on goals for the institute and a nomination letter from a supervisor. Candidates will be notified of their application decision via email, and those accepted will be required to fill out a skills survey by Aug. 25.

For accepted candidates, two nights of hotel (Sept. 5-6) will be provided at the Anaheim Marriott, the conference hotel for EIJ. Additionally, travel reimbursements of up to $500 are provided. Travel may include airfare, baggage fees and/or mileage.

The Emerging Leaders Institute, previously known as the Minority Leadership Institute, is a program ASNE started in 2012 with the goal of training minority journalists to become leaders in their organizations and in the industry. ASNE has trained more than 225 news leaders since its inception.

The institute is underwritten by generous contributions from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Loyola University Chicago School of Communication and the American Press Institute.


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