It is open to working journalists who wish to improve their writing skills in the field of business. Sign up for the workshop begins at 8:30 a.m. with the seminar to follow at 9 a.m.�
The "Craft of Business Writing" program covers critical areas such as how to better explain financial terms, use a compelling narrative style, develop story ideas and write effective profiles of companies and executives.
Presenters include Dick Weiss, former writing coach and assistant metropolitan editor of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and Chris Roush, former business journalist with BusinessWeek, Bloom- berg News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Roush is a business journalism professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The workshop is sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds National Center for Business Journalism at the American Press Institute in Reston, VA, and hosted by the Freedom Forum's Al Neuharth Media Center at The University of South Dakota.
Registration for the workshop is available online at http://www.businessjournalism.org/content/7230.cfm. More information about the Reynolds Center at API, its programs and business coverage is available at www.BusinessJournalis m.org.
For questions, contact Lori Tait, project manager, at 703-715-3332 or LTait@americanpressinstitute.org.