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5 Content Marketing Lessons from Journalists

What can content marketers learn from journalists?

Envisioning the Future

Help kdmcBerkeley envision the future. Share with us your thoughts on how we can help you become a better storyteller in the rapidly evolving digital landscape.

June Multimedia Institute: What you’ll take away

The June 10-21 Multimedia Institute is an intensive multi-platform training program designed to equip journalists, educators and other professionals with skills in visual storytelling, data visualization and social media.

Alberto Cairo Presentation for May 4 Data Journalism Symposium

Visual communications expert Alberto Cairo shares his slideshow presentation on the art of infographics.

LIVE Storify: Complexity & Context Data Journalism Symposium

Journalists, technologists and civic leaders talk trends and implications for the future of data journalism.

Our First Ever Data Journalism Symposium

Data Symposium at kdmcBerkeley-transforming the way we tell stories with data. For data journalists, non-profits interested in new ideas for communicating information, and higher education professionals.

Free Online Training Series in Data Journalism

We are bringing world class digital training straight to you. And, yep, it’s FREE.

Unleash your inner data geek

Join our spring Visualizing Data Workshop Series.

Custom Trainings: Supporting the Next Generation of Broadcast Media

How can television and radio stations effectively adapt their content for the web, especially new mobile platforms? We can help.

Video Storytelling Workshop: Three things you'll take away

Journalists, educators and media professionals can all benefit from video storytelling skills. We’re not talking Oscar-worthy filmmaking here. Just the ability to shoot, edit and present compelling video content. We can help.

TJ Kelly: Social Media and The Impact of Storytelling

Social media marketing expert TJ Kelly has worked with some of the biggest clients in the world (eBay, HP, Charles Schwab). Here he shows journalists, educators and public affairs experts how to use the same strategies to engage their communities.

Information is Beautiful Awards Celebrates Data Viz Experts

Data is beautiful. Skeptical? Check out the finalists for the first Information is Beautiful Awards.

Mobile Reporting Tools by Richard Koci Hernandez

Under the tutelage of Richard Koci-Hernandez, frequent kdmcBerkeley presenter and Assistant Professor at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, a small group of students enrolled in an eight week mobile reporting course last spring. Check out his mobile reporting field guide:

Flash vs. HTML5: What should journalists learn next?

There is a small war brewing in the multimedia journalism world between Flash and HTML5, and I'm not sure where things will end up.

Interactive Census Workshop

Interactive Census Workshop


The KDMC at UC Berkeley is offering a customized visual storytelling workshop to train journalists on new ways to process data from the 2010 Census. Fellows will illustrate the information using visualization and mapping tools to create a clearer, more meaningful picture of the complex statistics gathered in the national survey.

In this intensive six-day workshop, you will learn to ...

Journos and Coders Meet Up to Hack An iPad Storytelling App

Hacks/Hackers Unite is bringing together journalists and media makers with hackers and designers this weekend to build the killer media app for the iPad and other tablet devices.

The focus for the first Hacks/Hackers Unite event, produced in partnership with KQED and co-sponsored by the Knight Digital Media Center at UC Berkeley, will be to push the boundaries ...

USC News Entrepreneurs' Boot Camp

The Knight Digital Media Center in partnership with USC Annenberg School for Communication, the Center for Communication Leadership and the Online Journalism Review is accepting applications for its special News Entrepreneur Boot Camp to be held May 16-21, 2009, in Los Angeles.

Free Teleprompter Online Service

Free is good. If you've never tried using a teleprompter, this is an easy—and private—way to practice. 

May 2008 Lecture Series Webcasts

The New Media Lecture Series is part of a week-long multimedia training workshop for mid-career journalists sponsored by the Knight Digital Media Center. Industry experts speak throughout the week on the intersection of journalism and technology.  Tune in for live webcasts or return later for archived versions.