11414 West Center Road, Suite 342
Omaha, NE 68144
Phone: 402-933-5995
Fax: 402-933-0059
E-mail: jim@ne-ba.org

Headlines

SEVERE RETURNS TO KOZN IN LINEUP CHANGES

CLINE WILLIAMS EMPLOYMENT LAW FORUMS OPEN TO NBA MEMBERS

MARSHALL SUCCEEDS LARSON AS CEO OF NRRA

DANT TO SUCCEED MOODY AS KLKN TV GM

MEDIA OF NEBRASKA "THINK FIRST" CAMPAIGN ADDS 28 STATES

NET PODCAST NAMED MARCONI FINALIST

EAS FALSE ALERT REPORTING RULE NOW IN EFFECT

FREE GOOGLE TOOLS TRAINING AT UNL ON AUGUST 30

FREE GOOGLE TOOLS TRAINING AT UNL ON AUGUST 30

UNL to host free Google Tools training

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communications will host a Google Tools training on Friday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Nebraska Union Auditorium. The training is free and open to the public. Registration is required.

To improve research, news gathering, reporting, storytelling, market analysis and creative projects, the training will cover how to use a variety of Google tools, including:

  • Google Trends

  • Google Scholar

  • Google My Maps

  • Google Flourish Studio

  • Google Earth Pro

  • Google Earth Engine

  • Google Earth Studio

The training will be led by Mike Reilly, a CoJMC alum and digital trainer for the Society of Professional Journalists. Reilly has taught Google News Initiative tools to more than 4,000 journalists and educators in the past 2.5 years. When he’s not on the road doing trainings, he teaches data and multimedia journalism at the University of Illinois-Chicago, where he is a visiting professor.

A former reporter at the LA Times and web editor at the Chicago Tribune, Mike served for 13 years as a faculty member at Northwestern, Arizona State University and DePaul University, teaching digital journalism to hundreds of students and professional journalists.

He holds journalism degrees from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (undergrad) and Northwestern University (masters). 

For additional information and to register, please visit https://journalism.unl.edu/google-tools-registrations

For questions, please contact Gary Kebbel at garykebbel@unl.edu