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ACES has a new set of boot camps lined up for 2019 -- some full-day, and some pairings of boot camps that can be taken individually or as two in one day. Register online.


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2019 Boot Camps

In-Depth Editing, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*This workshop is in conjunction with the Excellence in Journalism Conference

Date: September 4
Location: San Antonio
Venue: Grand Hyatt
Trainers: Teresa Schmedding, Merrill Perlman

Go beyond the basics of grammar and style in this full-day advanced editing workshop. You’ll leave with tools for attacking the structure and focus of a piece and for approaching content destined for multiple platforms. You’ll also discover tricks for editing with elegance and learn to define your role with your writers or clients.

Cost: $150 ACES/RTDNA/SPJ/NAHJ members/$200 nonmembers


In-Depth Editing, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Date: October 14
Location: Chicago
Venue: Loyola University Chicago, Lewis Towers, 111 East Pearson Street, Chicago IL 60611
Trainers: Nick Jungman, Merrill Perlman

Go beyond the basics of grammar and style in this full-day advanced editing workshop. You’ll leave with tools for attacking the structure and focus of a piece and for approaching content destined for multiple platforms. You’ll also discover tricks for editing with elegance and learn to define your role with your writers or clients.

Cost: $150 members/$200 nonmembers


Content Marketing for Editors, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Date: October 21
Location: New York City
Venue: Baruch College William and Anita Newman Conference Center, 151 East 25th Street
Trainers: Teresa Schmedding, Merrill PerlmanAlysha Love, and Carolyn Lumia

How to choose the right voice for your audience and craft error-free, compelling copy. We'll cover tone and voice, content strategy, audience segmenting, and CTAs that generate results.

Cost: $150 members/$200 nonmembers