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Amsterdam, 17 - 18 May 2018
Design processes for news: Get inspired and learn how to use design methodologies in the newsroom in order to better understand our audiences and unlock new, creative ideas. From building empathy with our end-users to brainstorming techniques and rapid prototyping. Apply for this Academy if you want to discover a different, collaborative, and human-centered approach to problem solving.
[Closed] Deadline: 23 April 2018 (Midnight CET)
Paris, 27 - 28 June 2018
Hyperlocal news & engagement strategies: What are the latest trends in hyperlocal journalism? How can we build meaningful connections with our users and how can we work not only for but with them? Apply for this Academy if you are interested in exploring new ways to engage with your audience and build with them a sustainable future for journalism.
[Closed] Deadline: 28 May 2018 (Midnight CET)
Barcelona, 25 - 26 September 2018
Newsroom leadership: This edition focuses on how to develop a vision and strategy for innovation and long-term sustainability. We will share best practices for team management and discuss what success looks like and how can we measure impact. Apply for this Academy if you are in a management position and want to strengthen your leadership skills to navigate innovation and bring your team along.
[Closed] Deadline: 20 July 2018 (Midnight CET)
London, 17 - 18 October 2018
Product development for news: What are the main challenges when building news products? How can we efficiently design innovative products and experiences that meet the needs of our users? And what opportunities can we uncover by using different approaches such as product thinking or lean methods? Apply for this Academy if you want to learn new tools and methods and share best practices around product development for news.
[Closed] Deadline: 14 September 2018 (Midnight CET)
Warsaw, 5 - 6 November 2018
Membership-based revenue models: The collapse of the traditional ad-based revenue model is one of the triggers that led many news organisations to find out new business models that are more sustainable and leverage the relationship with audiences. Apply for this Academy if you want to explore membership-focused business strategies in which the users become engaged supporters and contributors of your journalism.
[Closed] Deadline: 10 October 2018 (Midnight CET)