Training and Continuing Education Programs

We are pleased to offer training programs for Catholic Media Association members at a low cost, made possible thanks to the USCCB Catholic Communication Campaign. Please watch for updates throughout the year.


Reaching New Audiences with Podcasts

Begins May 18: Podcasts are ideal for connecting with audiences on the go. This course will teach you how to plan and prepare podcasts, record and edit content, then upload, brand and promote your podcast to your audience. Reserve your spot today.


Workflow Transformation for Diocesan Directories

Begins July 10: Summertime is here and it’s time to work on your Diocesan Directory! Spend five low-impact weeks learning to streamline your directory data management process, save time, decrease stress, and build a beautiful, functional product. Space is limited! Reserve your spot today.


Knowing And Managing Your Social Media Audience

POSTPONED: Building good content and responding to negative interactions.


Recent professional development opportunities:
Content Is King on Social Media Platforms

Exploring the impact of content on social media platforms, and demonstrate the value of public relations within the organization through examples and case studies.


Crisis Communication – Media Interview Skills

Practical training for spokespersons.


Mobile Journalism

Produce quality, media-ready content for websites and social media. Started March 9.


Digital Transformation Seminar Series

Transitioning workflow process from print-first to content-first.


Crisis Communications for Catholic Organizations

Mitigating damage and enhancing the organization’s good name.