Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017 • San Diego,

ONA SD: Journalists: Make Your Mobile Office More Efficient

 An ONA Local event, hosted by ONA San Diego

The San Diego chapter of the Online News Association is excited to offer a free workshop that can help you better and more efficiently do your job covering the news. Your Mobile Office, great apps for journalists who work and publish in the field.

This workshop will focus on helping reporters work and publish in the field with smart phones and tablets. During the workshop we will explore some of the best apps on the market to write, edit and send stories, photos, audio interviews and documents. We will also look at equipment that will help make the most of your mobile technology.


8:30 p.m. – optional networking session, drinks at  

The Local 1065 4th Ave., San Diego

Meet the Instructor: Val Hoeppner

Val Hoeppner is a digital journalist, trainer and media strategist. She has worked in digital, mobile and multi-platform journalism for more than 15 years. As CEO of Val Hoeppner Media and Consulting, LLC, Hoeppner travels to newsrooms, universities and media conferences where she creates and leads training for journalists in mobile, social, video and multi-platform storytelling. She works with media leadership in audience engagement, change management and developing digital and mobile workflow.

Hoeppner was multimedia director at the Indianapolis Star and later worked at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville as the director of education for the Diversity Institute where she led digital journalism programs for professional and student journalists.

In addition to her media and consulting business, Hoeppner is the director of the Center for Innovation in Media at Middle Tennessee State University and an instructor with the Poynter Institute, the Newseum Institute, Chips Quinn Scholars, Native American Journalism Fellowship, Innovation J-Camp and APME News Train. She is on the board of directors of Teripix, a mobile app that accelerates how media companies and other users capture and publish photographs.

Hoeppner is a member of the Native American Journalists Association, Online News Association, Associated Press Photo Managers,  American Society of News Editors and Public Radio in Mid America.

This workshop will focus on helping reporters work and publish in the field with smart phones and tablets.


Thursday, Jun. 8, 2017
6:30 pm-8:30 pm



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