Coding for Journalists
26

Wednesday, 26 July

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Atlanta Press Club logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

Coding for Journalists

Leslie Hochsztein Photo


Enterprise Application Engineering Specialist, GE Digital

26

Wednesday, 26 July

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA Atlanta, Ponce City Market

675 Ponce De Leon Avenue NE, 2nd Floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Atlanta Press Club logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Are you a Journalist and want start getting your hands dirty with HTML? Are you keen to get ahead with a personal website but feel like you don't know where to start? It's probably time you beefed up your understanding of coding to integrate it into your journalist skill set.

In this class, you'll learn from a developer with a background in journalism and PR that coding and web principles can be challenging but also really empowering.

You'll learn how to use tools you already have - like your browser, free tools online and your teammates' brains - to help you be a better content creator in this digital age.

Takeaways

  • Understand key web concepts like HTML and CSS
  • Build up an arsenal of free and easy tools to help you solve code problems, prototype and communicate
  • Increase your vocabulary and understanding of essential web coding principles
  • Get some hands-on practice with techniques and know where to go to learn more

About the Instructor

Leslie Hochsztein Photo

Enterprise Application Engineering Specialist,
GE Digital

Leslie Hochsztein is an Enterprise Application Engineering Specialist at GE Digital, focusing on front-end web development and General Electric's instances of the service management software, ServiceNow. She was previously a web developer at Superlux, a design studio dedicated to the moving image. Leslie transitioned into programming after completing the Web Development Immersive at General Assembly in 2016.

Leslie has served on the WIFTA Board of Directors since 2015, assisting with the website, communications, and events.

She previously worked in public relations and marketing as an Account Executive at Allied Integrated Marketing, a film and entertainment publicity and promotions agency. Leslie worked primarily with movie studio clients including Disney, Focus Features, and CBS Films to promote their films leading up to theatrical release. Leslie graduated from Emory University with a degree in Journalism and Art History.

About Our Partners

Atlanta Press Club

The Atlanta Press Club is one of the largest and most active journalism organizations in the country. Its mission is to serve the evolving professional, educational and social needs of Atlanta’s media community, foster journalistic excellence and advance the public’s interest in and understanding of a free press. Please visit www.atlantapressclub.org for more information or contact us at info@atlpressclub.org.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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