- Wednesday, Jun 19, 2019 9:00 AM - Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 4:00 PM EDT
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This event was available from Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:00 AM until the event start date.
50 WAYS TO FIND THE STORY
The best stories in our publications are the result of the best reporting. If you're ready to move beyond the basic interview and get more interesting information, quotes and stories, this session will help.
Captions are some of the most read parts of any yearbook. In this session you will learn to identify elements that make for interesting captions, learn and practice telling interesting stories in this condensed form of storytelling.
EVERYBODY HAS A STORY
As a yearbook staff it's our job to make sure that no story or person goes unnoticed. We’ll look at ways schools have used ACDs (all coverage devices), identified members of their community worthy of longer profiles and created a culture where covering everyone’s story is a top priority.
HEADLINES-EASY AS 1-2-3
Headlines are the most read parts of your book. We'll look at a formula that guarantees they'll be journalistic, story-telling and fun to read and explore headline package design.
To make sure they are visually appealing.
The best designers, writers and photographers are always looking for inspiration. As student journalists you need to know where to look for inspiration, but also how to translate it for your publication. We’ll look at examples of how student journalists have successfully interpreted inspiration pieces in their yearbooks.
WHAT A CONCEPT!
The best themes /concepts influence every decision a yearbook staff makes - from typography and design, to the organization of your book, writing style and coverage. This session will take you through what happens when a concept moves beyond just the cover and theme pages.
YOU CAN STAND UNDER MY UMBRELLA
What is this umbrella coverage thing people are talking about these days? How can it help make our academics, club and student life coverage fresh and concept-driven? In this session, you’ll learn when you should use it, why you should use it and how to maintain your sanity through the process.
YOUR STAFF AND SCHOOL BRAND
Understanding who you are as a school and as a yearbook staff is an important first step when making plans for a new year. This presentation asks staffs to answer some questions about themselves and their school, looks at two companies who have done an excellent job of branding themselves and examines the importance of asking why we do what we do.
CAN YOU? SHOULD YOU?
If you want your publication to progress to the next level, you have to know which rules to follow and which rules to break. From design to coverage, staff organization and more, we’ll look at some of the rules that can make or break a publication.
PHOTOGRAPHY FOR THE NON-PHOTOGRAPHER
It’s great to have experienced photographers on our staffs with fancy equipment and the technological know-how to take amazing photos, but EVERYONE on your staff should be taking pictures. We’ll look at examples of excellent student work and identify a few things to keep in mind so that regardless of the equipment you use, your pictures will capture the action and emotion of the year.