Exploring What Makes Training Successful

Swanson, Lillian
March 2006
Nieman Reports;Spring2006, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p75
The article explores the essential elements that make editors' training successful. It also offers tips and advice that the author has learned about teaching frontline editors. A training program should focus on improving editing and management skills alongside their interpersonal skills. When frontline editors improve in these areas, their confidence and skill in managing people and handling stories soar along with their credibility in the newsroom. This makes them real newsroom leaders.


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