April 3, 2023
Learn how to use YouTube Shorts to enhance your mobile journalism strategy; Sign up for ISOJ 2023 workshop
Looking for a way to reach more viewers using the powerful smartphone in your hand? Attendees of the 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) are invited to register for a workshop on using YouTube Shorts for journalism.
“Shorts for Journalists: How to optimize your news experience and tell your stories on YouTube Shorts” will be taught in English and Spanish during lunch breaks on both days of ISOJ 2023.
YouTube itself has about 2.5 billion monthly active users globally. The online video sharing company created YouTube Shorts, which are vertical videos that are 60 seconds or less and can be made using a cellphone.
“Shorts are a great way to experiment with how news is delivered, including showing behind-the-scenes clips and creating a more open dialogue with viewers,” YouTube says.
Kourtney Bitterly, global news partnerships lead at YouTube, will lead the lunch workshop in English on Friday, April 14, from 12:20 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Registration is required for in-person attendance and spots are limited.
José Manuel Tena, strategic partner manager at YouTube, will lead the lunch workshop in Spanish on Saturday, April 15, from 12:20 p.m. – 1:10 p.m. Registration is required for in-person attendance and spots are limited.
Both workshops will be streamed live to ISOJ 2023 remote attendees. You can still register to attend the 24th International Symposium on Online Journalism in person or online. Check out the stellar program and find out how to register at https://isoj.org/symposia/2023/.
ISOJ, which began in 1999, brings together journalists, media executives, scholars and students to discuss the impact of technology on journalism today and in the future. It is an innovative conference that bridges the gap between the news industry and academia.