Discounted NewsU Webinar on Multimedia Tools This Thursday

AAN members can check out the latest cameras, mobile devices and apps to help you tell multimedia stories in Multimedia Tools: Your 2010 Shopping List. In this webinar from Poynter’s NewsU, you’ll learn about the latest gear as well as ways to get the most out of what you already have. The first 25 AAN members to register will pay just $10.95 when using the discount code (you can find it here.)

Ellyn Angelotti, The Poynter Institute’s interactivity editor, will provide the review of multimedia tools and, in the webinar at 2 pm Eastern time, Thursday, Feb. 18, she will introduce you to innovative tools that will help you produce quality multimedia stories.

As a bonus, Angelotti will answer more of your questions in a live chat at following the webinar.

In this one-hour webinar, you’ll learn:

  • How to select a camera based on your needs and budget
  • How to get better audio and video from your SLR camera
  • How to use new accessories that will improve the quality of your video, photographs or audio
  • How to record professional-quality media from your mobile device

This webinar is for producers, reporters, editors and others who use or buy multimedia equipment and want to make sure they are making the right choices.

Sign up today for Multimedia Tools: Your 2010 Shopping List to learn how to buy the latest digital equipment without going over your budget. The cost of this one-hour webinar, at 2 p.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 18, is $10.95 for the first 25 AAN members who use the discount code (click here to find it). For more information and to register, go to

This webinar is offered at a discounted rate to AAN members as part of AAN’s partnership with Poynter’s NewsU. For more information on these opportunities, or to make suggestions for future online learning, contact AAN Editorial Chair Julia Goldberg, editor (at)

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