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Grammar Girl’s Beginning and
Intermediate Guide to AP Style

Strategic Communications • Public Relations • Employee Communications

The knowledge you need to write with credibility and clarity

Every reputable news story has one thing in common: AP style. To establish credibility with audiences and show leaders that you’re a talented writer, you must be familiar with (and keep up with) the latest grammar and AP rules. Grammar Girl is here to help.

Whether you're working on a pitch, research paper, business agreement, or story, don't let embarrassing writing mistakes hurt your credibility and block your path to success. Grammar Girl herself, Mignon Fogarty, will provide the most up-to-date guidance on building the skills you need to write like a pro during Ragan's Grammar Girl's Beginning and Intermediate Guide to AP Style webinar on demand.

Here are a few things you'll learn:

  • The latest updates and additions to the AP Stylebook
  • Guidelines for adding numbers to your headlines and body copy
  • Recommendations for pronoun usage
  • Exceptions to tricky grammar rules
  • Proper use of punctuation marks

You'll receive all the presentation slides, access to the on-demand recording of the webinar.

Don't miss this unique opportunity!

Top reasons to watch this webinar

  • You’ll listen to Grammar Girl.
  • You’ll receive all the slides.
  • You’ll get access for you and your entire team to watch.
  • You’ll have access to the recording for 12 months.


Mignon Fogarty

Grammar GirlQuick and Dirty Tips Podcast Network

Mignon Fogarty is quoted on the cover of the AP Stylebook and is the language expert behind The New York Times bestselling "Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing." Her Grammar Girl podcast has been downloaded more than 100 million times, and her Grammar Girl website was recently named one of Writer's Digest 101 Best Sites for Writers. She is also the founder of the Quick and Dirty Tips podcast network and was a journalism professor at the University of Nevada.


Alyssa Smith

Director of Event ProgrammingRagan Communications

Alyssa Smith is a content creator, curator, and convention founder. Currently, she serves as director of event programming at Ragan Communications where she recruits speakers for the full array of events, including the signature CommsWeek and Future of Communications Conference. Previously, she was the editorial director of an e-commerce startup, the founder of the New York-based special-effects event CONstruct, a senior editor at Time Inc. (now Dotdash Meredith) and the editor at Hearst Books. For the last two decades, she edited and written under multiple brands and on various platforms, including trade books, digital media, and newsstand products. In 2014, she founded the print Entertainment Weekly specials program, and produced nearly 100 issues over seven years, where she negotiated access to and interviewed high-profile talent... and spent a lot of her time on cover copy. She has written and edited for Rolling Stone, National Geographic, Cosmopolitan, People, Popular Mechanics, Country Living, the History Channel, LIFE magazine, Time, Veranda, House Beautiful, and many others.

Join us for Grammar Girl’s Beginning and Intermediate Guide to AP Style.

Registration $375
Ragan Insider Registration $325

Phone registrations and group pricing: For group orders please contact our customer service team at 800-878-5331 or cservice@ragan.com


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You should attend this webinar if you spend at least a quarter of your time in any of these areas:

Public Relations • Corporate Communications • Internal Communications • Executive Communications • HR Communications • Corporate Culture • Employee Engagement • Human Resources


For questions, please contact customer service at

CService@Ragan.com or by calling 800-878-5331.