Training and Consulting

Mike Reilley photoOverview
Mike teaches digital tools in newsrooms all over the country. He also lectures and presents at national, regional and local conferences and consults with universities. Besides in-person trainings, he also does remote trainings and builds online training video platforms like this one he did for the Gannett USA Today Network.

News Organization Training and Consulting

USA Today
USA Today Network
Chicago Tribune
Chicago Sun-Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
Cincinnati Enquirer
Detroit Free Press
Detroit News
Louisville Courier-Journal
San Antonio Express-News
Lee Enterprises annual training (2016-21)
Hearst Community and Hearst Connecticut
Tallahassee Democrat
Pensacola News Journal
Columbus Dispatch
Cleveland Plain-Dealer
Toledo Blade and Akron Beacon Journal
Memphis Commercial Appeal
Omaha World-Herald
Des Moines Register
Las Vegas Review Journal
Fresno Bee
Wired magazine
Minnesota Public Radio
Colorado Public Radio
Crain’s Chicago Business
WGN-TV, Chicago
NBC 5-Chicago

Conferences and Journalism Organizations

NICAR 2017, 2019-21 Mobile Data Tools
Mobile Me & You Conference, 2018 and 2019
APSE National Conference (2017-present)
APSE West Regional Conference-Las Vegas 2019
APME NewsTrain trainer 2019, Milwaukee
APME National Conference 2016, Philadelphia
BEA Conference: Digital Journalism (2016-21; fall 2020 conference)
SPJ National Conference-Mobile Tools Workshop (2017-21)
Illinois Press Association
National Press Foundation
Mid-America Press Institute (2016-present; five trainings)
Tri-States Newspaper Conference 2021 (Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota)
Wisconsin Newspaper Association Convention (2018 and 2019)}
Ohio News Media Association (2017-2020)
Associated Collegiate Press (Washington, D.C., 2016 and 2021 virtual)
Association of Alternative News Media (Austin, Texas, and Washington DC)
AEJMC 2017 (Google seminar)
JEA/NSPA Conference (2019, 2020 virtual)
Lee Enterprises training retreat, three years (Davenport, Iowa and Billings, Montana)
Local Independent Online News Publishers (LION/Chicago)
ONA Cincinnati and ONA Portland
CMA Winter 2020 Conference
SPJ Las Vegas Chapter with Banjo
AEJMC Future of Student Media panel (2013)
AEJMC Best of the Web panel (2013)
iPad 2 for Journalists (SPJ Region 5 conference, 2011)
Social Media Ethics (SPJ Region 5 conference, 2012)
Social Media Ethics (Panelist, National Conference of Editorial Writers, 2011)
ONA Going Mobile With Your News workshop (2014)
Chicago Journalists Association
Prison Journalism Project
Journalism/Interactive Conference: Using Google Glass in Your Newsroom (2014)
Chicago School of Data: Using Maps in Civic Hacking and Reporting
(Co-presented with Derek Eder, 2014)

University Training and Consulting

Chairperson of training subcommittee for Daily Nebraskan alumni committee
* Coordinates and conducts trainings for student newspaper staff

Northwestern University
CUNY Newmark School
University of Oregon
University of Nebraska
Indiana University
Purdue University
Ball State University
Kent State University
Ohio University
Ohio State University
Georgetown University
Drake University
Creighton University
Brigham Young University
University of Arizona
Arizona State University
University of Illinois-Champaign
University of Notre Dame
Ole Miss Meek School of Journalism Data Day
University of Montana

Other training, events and service:

SDX and Inland Press Association contest judge
The Business of VR MediaShift Conference (facilitator, Chicago)
SPJ Excellence in Journalism Conference: Building the SPJ/ONA DePaul Free Speech Wall (2014)
SPJ Campus Chapters Training Instructor, Excellence in Journalism Conference (2013)
SPJ Ted Scripps Leadership Institute Facilitator (2012)
#SPJchat founder and moderator (2011-12)

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