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2022 Workshop

June 5-11, 2022





Local (within 3 miles of campus)


There is a sidewalk that rings the RIT campus that is 3.24 miles.



RIT Campus Safety

Introduction to The Kalish - Danny Gawlowski, Seattle Times 

  • "Picture Editing" - Stanley E. Kalish and Cliffton C. Edom, Rinehart, 1951 

      ASIN: ‎B0007FXXHA​

  • "The picture editor, moreover, is the apostle of the newsroom's new order. He must battle unceasingly on behalf of pictures and their right to share editorial space with words."

Leading with Vision - Danny Gawlowski

  • SMART Goals - a short statement that a person makes to lead them in the direction of what they want to accomplish. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-bound.

  • To/From Statements: Accurately describe where you are and where you need to go.

  • Change management formula: change = dissatisfaction x vision x process

      *you need all three in order to drive change

Selecting the Picture - Martin Smith-Rodden, Professor, Ball State University

  • "Truth Needs No Ally: Inside Photojournalism (Volume 1)" - Howard Chapnick, University of Missouri; First edition (July 1, 1994)

​      ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0826209556

      ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0826209559

  • Maestro session - interdisciplanary groups that plan execution and production of story packages


Shared understandings – or not: Surveying areas of agreement and difference between visual editors and photographers - Martin Smith-Rodden

Transmedia Storytelling: Thinking Beyond the Still Image - Mallory Benedict, 

National Geographic                

  • Multimedia vs. Transmedia - Multimedia - one story, many forms, one channel / Transmedia - one storyworld, many stories, many forms, many channels

Dealing with Difference: Innovative Thinkers - Kenny Irby, Community Intervention Director

  • "To know me is to know this about me..."

  • Stay engaged/Endure discomfort/Speak your truth/Accept non-closure

  • "My opinion is no match for your experience."

  • "The Ripple Effect" - Dr. Goleman and amygdala hijacks

Perspective & Insights - Khary Mason, Photographer, Detroit Detective


Safety: Gear & planning for you/staff - Louie Palu, Independent Photographer/ Kalish alumnus


Safety Gear & Practices

  • Understand the types of law enforcement present at a scene (local, sheriff, state, U.S. Park Police, U.S. Secret Service, FBI, ATF, National Guard etc.


Law: Copyright, First Amendment; hands-on exercise - Aimee Edmondson, Professor,               Ohio University/Author


  • Freedom Forum raises awareness of the First Amendment through education, advocacy and action. Lots of great resources here.



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Off the street and into a desk - Danese Kenon, DOP, Philadelphia Inquirer

Taking Care of the Frontline - and Yourself - practicals; crowds, cyber safety, etc; emotional intelligence and how to process - Danny Gawlkowski, Danese Kenon

Decide and Defend - Kevin Martin & Kyndell Harkness

Storytelling at MediaStorm - Brian Storm, MediaStorm 

Picture Editing Portfolio Examples

Taking It Back - Sue Morrow

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