Journalists may be trained to tell your story to the masses, but don’t forget that you are the expert. It’s your responsibility and opportunity to help the media get your message to people who would benefit from learning what you’re working on. How to feel confident speaking to the media Be prepared Simplify Don’t buryContinue reading “Media Training”
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How the Class Of COVID-19 Empowered Unheard Communities in the Fight for Social Justice
This case study explores interactive ways to enhance inclusive learning design by enabling students to tell stories about solutions to societal problems that were exacerbated by the pandemic.
How VR Will Shape the Future of Education
The country has perhaps never been in such an advantageous state of mind to usher in a new era of education that integrates mind-blowing innovations in mixed reality technology.
Behind the scenes: TV news in a pandemic
One of the best parts of working in TV news is the energy you feel in the studio surrounded by lights and action. So what do you do when a pandemic forces you to work from home? Here’s how my Florida Focus class created TV newscasts 100% remotely.
Podcasts For Journalists
Multitask like a journalist! Here are some of my favorite podcast episodes about writing, interviewing and social media.
How to develop and pitch a story
Want to be a storyteller? These story pitch tips will help you feel more confident at editorial meetings and help you avoid the dreaded story rejection.
How to edit and share 360 photos
This post walks you through using a Ricoh Theta S 360 camera and editing 360 photos for web and social media.
If the pen was mightier than the sword, mobile phones are our atomic agent of change.
Teases and Promos
Coming up after the break, how to write teases that will make your viewers watch your newscast.
TV Newsroom Jobs
Every television newsroom is a little different depending on the market size, but here is an overview of the jobs at an average news station.