NBC handpicked 70 journalists from around the world to teach the latest in digital journalism. The day-long workshop Friday was geared toward conferences attendees who want to take their careers to the next level. “You have to know how to be digital,” said Todd Mokhtari, vice president of news at KNBC, Los Angeles.
Becoming a network correspondent is not for the faint of heart, says Al Tompkins, a senior faculty in broadcast & online at the Poynter Institute. He spoke to a select few at the CNN From Local Reporter To Network Correspondent workshop, one of the many held at the Excellence in Journalism 2015 conference.