The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference

Explore the art, craft, and business of creative nonfiction with authors, agents, book publishers, and editors from some of the most thoughtful magazines in America.

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  • New York City-Style Media Facility
  • In the Heart of Downtown Pittsburgh

STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITIES

TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCAST STUDIOS

The TV studio will include a green screen, industry-specific lighting, and state-of-the-art high-definition cameras. A radio broadcast booth will share a common control room. Both broadcast areas will be self-contained modules with high-visibility glass walls for a fishbowl studio experience.

PHOTO STUDIO

The studio will feature high ceilings and light control for the best possible shooting environment.

MULTIMEDIA NEWSROOM

Reporting and multimedia storytelling, along with graphics production, social media, and website and page layout can be conducted through multiple courses in this high-tech smart classroom.

TRANSFORMATIONAL PRESENTATION AND GALLERY SPACE

The center will open into an event space for networking and educational sessions with newsmakers and industry leaders. The same area also can be used as a photo gallery, offering another space for students to showcase their work.

Also featured will be café-style work stations for editing, reporting and design situated throughout the facility and open to students for class projects, the Point Park News Service, Wood Street Communications and The Globe.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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    Power your journalism with Google products!

    Google News Lab, Society of Professional Journalists, PublicSource, Center for Media Innovation, Pittsburgh Black Media Federation and ONA Pittsburgh invite you to attend this workshop to get an overview of how Google’s tools can help you research stories, fact-check, find what’s trending, and locate and quickly visualize useful datasets. The workshop will highlight useful tools […]
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  • The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference

    The 2017 Creative Nonfiction Writers’ Conference

    Explore the art, craft, and business of creative nonfiction with authors, agents, book publishers, and editors from some of the most thoughtful magazines in America.
    READ MORE

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