Sharpen your news leadership skills at ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute Aug. 2-3

Apply by Tuesday, July 12, for the ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute Aug. 2-3 at the 2016 NABJ/NAHJ Joint Convention and Career Fair in the District of Columbia! Travel reimbursements of up to $600 per participant are available after the institute. 

For two days, the institute will provide leadership and management training for new and mid-level minority 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.
The institute will take place Tuesday, Aug. 2, and Wednesday, Aug. 3, prior to the NABJ/NAHJ Convention at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, at 2660 Woodley Road NW, Washington, D.C. 20008. 

Interested candidates need to apply by filling out an online form by July 12. 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 July 20. The institute, free to all participants, is limited to 30 people. 
Accepted candidates will need to seek out hotel options near the Washington Marriott Wardman Park and make their own reservations. A couple of options are the Omni Shoreham Hotel, at 2500 Calvert St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20008, and the Courtyard by Marriott Washington, DC/Dupont Circle, at 1900 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 20009. 

To receive travel reimbursements of up to $600 after the institute, please submit receipts to ASNE at with the subject line "Emerging Leaders Institute-NABJ/NAHJ reimbursement." Travel may include airfare, baggage, hotel and/or mileage.

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

More information about the Emerging Leaders Institute Sept. 10-11 at the ASNE conference in Philadelphia will be available soon.