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Deadline extended to May 23, don't miss this free training!

The American Society of News Editors has extended the application deadline for the Emerging Leaders Institute June 9-10 at Loyola University Chicago to Tuesday, May 23. Take advantage of the extra days to apply for this free training to become the next generation of news leaders! 
Here are some reasons to apply for the institute:
 
  • The institute will provide free, hands-on sessions to help train new and mid-level news leaders with diverse backgrounds to succeed in their leadership and management roles.  
  • The institute is open to candidates from news organizations across all platforms around the country.
  • The institute will be led by experienced professionals in the industry, including ASNE Vice President Alfredo Carbajal, managing editor of the Al Día at The Dallas Morning News; Jill Geisler, Loyola's Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity; Peter Bhatia, editor and vice president of The Cincinnati Enquirer; and Ron Smith, managing editor of news at the USA TODAY.
  • The institute will provide travel reimbursements (airfare, baggage, hotel and/or mileage) of up to $550 per participant and some meals during the training. 

Interested candidates need to apply by Tuesday, May 23.
 The application includes a resume, a brief statement on goals for participating in the institute and a nomination letter from a supervisor. Candidates will be notified of their application decision via email, and those accepted will be required to fill out a skills survey by May 31. The institute is limited to 18 people.
 
The institute will take place at Loyola University Chicago's Water Tower Campus, at 820 N. Michigan Ave. Accepted candidates will need to make their own hotel reservations. Click here for a list of hotels near the campus.
 
The institute is made possible by generous contributions from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Loyola University Chicago School of Communication and the American Press Institute.

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