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      Matt Wynn of the Omaha World-Herald teaches at Lincoln NewsTrain in 2016.

Welcome to APME's NewsTrain

NewsTrain is a national touring workshop sponsored by APME that has served more than 7,000 journalists in their own cities since 2003. Programs are designed to provide training in the digital skills, knowledge, and information needed in a rapidly changing media setting, at an affordable cost. NewsTrain’s attendees include frontline editors, department heads, senior editors, reporters, copy editors, visual journalists and online producers working on multiple platforms. College journalism professors and students also find NewsTrain programs valuable, as do communications specialists.

NewsTrain workshops for 2017:

To be notified when instructors are set for specific workshops, please provide an email address.

Host a NewsTrain

Find out how to host a NewsTrain workshop here. Applications for 2018 workshops are closed. To be notified when applications open for 2019, please email NewsTrain Project Director Linda Austin.

NewsTrain Donors

NewsTrain's 2016 donors include The Associated Press, The APME Foundation, the Scripps Howard Foundation, GateHouse Media LLC, the Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation, Pepper Hamilton LLP, Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz LLP and APME past and present board members.


Donate to NewsTrain


Email Linda Austin, NewsTrain project director.


Trainers' slides and handouts from recent NewsTrains are here:



Associated Press Media Editors

APME is a professional network, a resource for helping editors and broadcasters improve their news coverage and newsroom operations.

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