Are you looking to become a better journalist? We’ve got the tools you need, whether you’re a seasoned freelancer or the youngest guy at the newsroom.
Are you an editor or a producer at a news outlet? We provide training, consulting, and other resources to help catalyze high-impact solutions reporting.
Teaching others how to do solutions journalism? Craft your own courses with our curriculum builder, and check out these resources on our blog.
Lessons from the Seattle Times’ first major event around Ed LabREAD THE STORY
A Q&A from the archives with Seattle Times staff on how to cover education with the solutions lensREAD THE STORY
Seattle Times engagement event in 2015 leads to lessons on power of solutions journalism #TBTREAD THE STORY
Claudia Rowe’s coverage for The Seattle Times rallies constructive, inclusive responseREAD THE STORY
Results from our first newsroom partnership, circa 2013READ THE STORY
Resurfacing lessons from 2014 on community engagementREAD THE STORY
It seems that award ceremonies prefer stories about problems, not solutions.READ THE STORY
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If you can provide a space, we’re always happy to do in-person trainings for newsroom teams. Our core training explains what solutions journalism is and how to employ it as an additional tool in your reporting.
A member of our team will be in touch soon.