TEACHAPALOOZA IX 2019 has ended
Three intensive days of practical useable learning, sharing, teaching and networking with passionate journalism educators.   This is front-edge teaching about effective innovative learning. Register here: https://www.poynter.org/teachapalooza-front-edge-teaching-tools-for-college-educators/
Once your application is accepted, you will get confirmation and instructions for hotel reservations. Poynter has arranged for special low rates and free shuttle to Poynter at two downtown St. Petersburg hotels.

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Al Tompkins

Senior Faculty
Al Tompkins is the senior faculty for Broadcasting and Online at Poynter.He is the father of TEACHAPALOOZAHe is a licensed drone pilot. He teaches journalists and journalism all over the world. His client list includes NBC, CBS, CNN, CBC, CTV, The United Nations, and dozens of TV stations and online web operations.Tompkins is a regular teacher at conferences including IRE, NPPA, RTDNA, SPJ, NAHJ, BEA, NABJ and he has taught at regional conferences in 49 states over the last 18 years.In 2015 and 2016 he taught in more than 100 locations. The Third Edition of his book "Aim for the Heart" was published in February 2017. AFTH was adopted by more than 150 university journalism and broadcast classes around the world.