Workshops

“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.”— Dr. Maya Angelou

I have experience leading workshops and lightning sessions to groups of high school and college students. A few of my favorite topics:

  • Digital-Platform Storytelling
  • Best Practices for Social Media
  • Must-Have Traits of Tomorrow’s Journalist

Interested in having me at your next conference, event or program? Send me a note here. 


 The Wave That’s Here to Stay: Platform-Driven Storytelling

Anyone can be a storyteller when it comes to their cell phone; learn how to set yourself apart as a professional journalist in the digital world.

At a Glance:

  • Social platform breakdown
  • Best practices for storytelling on Snapchat, Instagram and Facebook
  • How to create captivating content for an audience consuming news in the line at Starbucks
  • Gems for the Road: Tips to succeed and grow as a Digital Journalist
  • Breakdown of a published full-coverage story

Length: 60 min

 


Tweet Talk: How Your Social Media Skills Can Help You Get a Job

Social media skills can help you land a job in the digital world.

At a Glance:

  • Social platfrom breakdown
  • How to create an authentic and organized digital presence with examples
  • Tools and resources to help enhance digital presence
  • Corvaya’s personal story
  • Tailored Recommendations (based on individual or group): How to use social media to increase your chances

Length: 45 min

REVIEW: “The students who attended your session rated [it] a 4 [out of 5] strongly agreeing that your workshop was important to journalists, fun, interactive, useful, interesting [and] informational. [They agreed] it was something that they had not thought about before.” –Michelle Manley, Director of Student Media, Nova Southeastern University 

 


 Be Your Own Dream Girl (Ages 12—18)

Learn how to build a healthy sense-of-self and write your narrative through guided self-reflection practices.

At a Glance:

  • Hello, My name is: Being present in a room full of superstars
  • Confident Rose: Building self-esteem
  • Dear Self: Stopping negative thoughts and creating go-to affirmations
  • Sister, Sister: Manifesting and maintaining positive peer relationships
  • Dear Follower: “Social media should help you, not break you.”—Corvaya Jeffries

Length: 90 min