Apply Now, Mountain Workshop

As leaves fall annually, Western Kentucky University’s Mountain Workshops draw a team of dedicated teachers and determined learners to a small Kentucky town, where together they explore the richness of community, the beauty of landscape, and the possibilities and challenges of visual storytelling.

The 37th annual Workshops will take place Oct. 16-21, 2012 in the city of Henderson, Ky. Please visit our web site at and visit the application page to submit your information and register.

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KDMC Berkeley, The Complete Package of Workshps

Check out The Knight Digital Media Center’s amazing Summer line-up of  New Media workshops:

KDMC Multimedia Summer Series

Knight Digital Media Center and the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley are proud to announce our Multimedia Summer Series. These multimedia workshops are hands-on workshops designed to enhance your ability to create audience engagement across multiple digital platforms. The Multimedia Summer Series workshops are brought to you by the world’s premier center for applied digital communications.


Multimedia Storytelling Institute

June 18-29, 2012 Learn tools and techniques for developing compelling multimedia content in our two-week immersive summer program, led by experienced staff with presentations from award-winning faculty and industry leaders. Participants will take away best practices for crafting compelling interactive online content; strategies for storyboarding and multimedia project planning; tools for designing captivating visuals; and how to build successful social media engagement campaigns. Includes a fully-loaded iPad with all course content for you to take with you.

Tuition Pricing: $4999


Data Mapping for Beginners

July 23-24, 2012 Learn the techniques for using data driven maps. Data maps are an effective visual tool used to communicate ideas, explain complex concepts, illustrate relationships or tell a story. This two-day workshop is a hands-on program focused on applying Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tools to visualize data with industry standard techniques. Participants will learn to utilize publicly available map files and data to build layered and informative maps.

Tuition Pricing: $545 — Save 10% when you register by May 21, 2012.


Video For Storytellers

July 25-27, 2012 Learn from master storytellers techniques for capturing the attention of your audience to create engaging videos. This intensive three-day workshop is an immersion in digital video storytelling, providing hands-on video training in every phase of planning, production and digital delivery. This workshop delivers the same world-class training the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism provides its graduate students.

Tuition Pricing: $545 — Save 10% when you register by May 24, 2012.


Social Media Intensive

July 31, 2012 Gain real-world social media skills to apply immediately to your business or organization. Learn techniques for building an effective social media team, defining strategies, best practices and identifying key performance indicators. This one-day conference provides the framework for building an engaged online audience.

Tuition Pricing: $545 — Save 10% when you register by May 30, 2012.

In addition during each workshop, KDMC and the Graduate School of Journalism will provide the alumni an evening with the KDMC lecturers.

More Information Contact

Vicki Hammarstedt
Ph: 510.642.3892