Mike Reilley's

SPJ Digital Trainings

Mike Reilley's Training Resources for SPJ

Mike does trainings for a program with SPJ in partnership with the Google News Lab. This page features all of Mike's materials for in-person trainings and webinars, links to the official Google News Lab site resources, how to book a training and more.


A former LA Times reporter and copy editor, Mike also was one of the founding editors of ChicagoTribune.com. He taught journalism for 13 years at Northwestern University, Arizona State University and DePaul University. He consults with large news organizations on digital innovation and is a visiting professor at UIC and the University of Notre Dame. He founded the journalism research site The Journalist's Toolbox, which is housed at SPJ. Follow him on Twitter @journtoolbox.

Schedule a training

If you’re interested in Mike coming to your newsroom, school, conference or event to train, visit this site to schedule. Mention him by name on the request form.

Self-paced training

Beyond what we cover in the live trainings, you can learn Google tools using these short, easy tutorials:

Course-based tutorials

Single tool-focused tutorials

Google News Lab site