As I look forward to traveling to the ONA15 conference in LA next week, I’m also looking back at the lessons I took home from the last two conferences.
While I may not have known Alison Parker or Adam Ward, I know that our extended news family feels their loss deeply and shows it (however subtly) with the colors that once signified that a broadcast had ended and also represents that the signal is ready to resume again tomorrow.
Even now, I’m not sure I can process everything that happened during the 15 weeks of trial or weeks of planning that proceeded it. But I do have some preliminary thoughts about personal and technical lessons that I believe are ripe enough to share.
When the opportunity came up to photograph a tour inside the Cheyenne Mountain Complex near Colorado Springs, I couldn’t resist the temptation.
After three weeks, our theater shooting trial coverage is going well — but that means something has to go wrong, right?
By far the most popular example I brought with me to my SPJ presentation was my new iPad kit — so new I don’t really know what it will be used for yet.
I’m proud to announce that my digital team has won its second-consecutive RTDNA Regional Edward R. Murrow award.
If we want a serious topic to do well on Facebook video, we need to find ways to make it sticky to the viewers. Here are some strategies to help accomplish that goal.
A single, subtle editorial decision (which has no right or wrong answer), led to two drastically different charts showing the same database.
As the news industry streamlines out of necessity, we will survive by creatively using convergence tools to simplify our acts of journalism.
Lately, I’ve been expressing many opinions about best practices for online media. It was high time that my website and resume reflect my latest ideas.
“As long as I keep getting complaints from both sides, I know I’m as close to neutral as humanly possible.”