Online Training

To help meet your needs, IRE has developed a series of online training materials so you can learn from top-notch journalists and trainers in the comfort of your home or office. Contact our training staff with any questions or suggestions.

COVID-19 webinars: Learn about free webinars we’re offering during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars are free and open to IRE members and non-member journalists.



Webinar TitleDescriptionSpeakersYear RecordedTranscript/Closed Captions?
How journalists can fight stress from covering COVID-19Al Tompkins of Poynter and Sidney Tompkins, a licensed psychotherapist, have been working with newsrooms to help journalists manage traumatic stress. Now, with nonstop coverage of the coronavirus spread, self-quarantines and economic fallout, journalists are facing an unprecedented amount of stress.Al Tompkins of Poynter and Sidney Tompkins, licensed psychotherapist; hosted by IRE Executive Director Doug Haddix2020Yes
Investigating Off-Campus Housing: From Slumlords to Safety ViolationsAcross the country, the vast majority of college students live in off-campus houses and apartments. In this webinar you'll learn how to investigate landlords and safety hazards that put students at risk.Jill Riepenhoff, The Columbus Dispatch
Todd Wallack, The Boston Globe
Hagit Limor, Fox19 Cincinnati
Frank LoMonte, The Student Press Law Center (moderator)