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PNNA members can participate in webinars offered by Newspaper Academy. More than 500 newspapers have participated in recent Newspaper Academy Webinars. Coming up are:

"The Basics of InDesign for Newspapers ... and Much More!"

Noon-2 p.m. Pacific, Wednesday, April 25

$59 for PNNA members

Nothing slows an editorial or design workflow like having to use an application without expert training. Whether you're a relative newcomer to Indesign, or just feel like you never received the training you need to fully utilize the application, this special two-hour class is for you!

Presenter Kevin Slimp has been teaching Adobe InDesign as long as it's been on the market. Working with the InDesign team while the application was being developed, Kevin trained a group of 98 newspaper designers in Phoenix, Arizona the week InDesign hit the shelves. In the 20 years since, he has come to be known as the guru of InDesign training, and newspaper users will find his training especially beneficial.

Just like the title says, in this session Kevin will teach the basics ... and much more! Bring three pens. You're going to need them! This session also includes a detailed outline, which attendees will receive prior to the class. Register now

"Bringing Your Newspaper Stories to Life"

11-11:50 a.m. Pacific, Thursday, April 26

$39 for PNNA members

A recent survey of non-newspaper readers/subscribers indicated the No. 1 reason they listed for not reading the newspaper is writing quality. This webinar is designed to help fix that.

In "Bringing Your Newspaper Stories to Life," Dr. John Hatcher will share proven methods to take your stories from "drab" to "fab." You'll learn ways to breath new life into what may seem like routine, boring stories.

Dr. Hatcher's previous webinars have drawn huge groups. You don't want to miss this chance to learn more from him on April 26! Register now

"Branding is Back: How to Help Your Advertisers Compete AND Grow Ad Revenue"

8-9 a.m. Pacific, Friday, April 27

$39 for PNNA members

Branding is Back. Believe it!

Mike Blinder is back, and this time he's out to help you help the small businesses who advertise with your newspaper.

Newspapers need to stop thinking that ads are all about clicks, calls and customers through the door! More and more small businesses know that they need to brand their business in order to survive in a fickle and competitive marketplace.

Learn the secret to providing new and desired long-term solutions for small businesses in your market. Register now