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Knight Digital Media Center looking for News Entrepreneurs and Newsroom Leaders for Upcoming Workshops

Screen shot 2010-02-04 at 2.18.59 PMIf you’re looking for professional training opportunities, the Knight Digital Media Center has a couple of great programs coming up.

The News Entrepreneur Boot Camp is designed for 20 competitively selected digital entrepreneurs with great ideas for community news and information initiatives in the public interest. The boot camp will be held May 16-21, at USC Annenberg. Deadline for applications is February 19, 2010.

The Transformative Leadership Institute is looking for people who are already positioned as the new leaders of news and information in the community interest. They are looking for leaders from major established news organizations that are transforming themselves and also for news entrepreneurs who are reinventing models for news and information. You can nominate yourself, or anyone else you feel is qualified for this program. The final list of fellows will be named in May. Deadline for nominations is March 31, 2010.

You can see a full list of upcoming seminars and workshops at their site. If you have questions about either of these opportunities, you can contact Vikki Porter, Director of KDMC, at vporter@usc.edu. For updates and announcements on new programs, you can also check them out on twitter: @kdmc.

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