Don't bore me

  • Event: POSTPONED: 2020 Miami TV Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Al Tompkins of Poynter
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Apr. 4 at 10:45am
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

You can have all the fancy graphics, interactives and chasing-bad-guys-down-the-hall video you want, but unless you connect with the public ... it’s just noise.

Speaker Bios

  • Al Tompkins is a frequent speaker at IRE conferences and in newsrooms teaching critical thinking, writing, reporting and ethics. He has worked as a photographer, reporter, producer, head of investigations and special projects and News Director.

    Al has been a final juror for IRE, duPont Columbia Awards, Scripps Howard Awards.

    Al has taught journalists in 49 states, Canada, Egypt, Ecuador, South Africa, Iceland, Denmark and beyond. 150 universities use his book "Aim for the Heart."

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