TV reporters open up about covering trauma
The comments and anecdotes shine a spotlight on mental health issues.
‘Nobody wants to hear what I have to say…’
Making community connection the lede.
How to conduct conversations-based audio journalism projects
From problem solving set-ups to streamlining your editing, here are our lessons learned.
Why youth media matters
Youth media is an under-tapped approach to addressing some of public media’s biggest challenges.
What TV news managers can do to close the large gap between ideal and practice of diversity
TV newsroom managers and even most reporters across the country believe efforts are being made to include diversity in local news coverage. However, there’s no consensus among the groups as to how to achieve that goal.
How to plan, report and produce a serialized podcast
A serialized podcast is a series of podcast episodes that connect with one another to tell a story. If your newsroom wants to try producing a serialized podcast, here are three tips on how to do just that from what Regan Mertz has learned so far.
Newsroom Notes: Questions to think about for the post-pandemic TV newsroom
KOMU News is the nation’s only teaching laboratory inside a commercial network affiliated TV station. Many of the challenges are the same as other newsrooms—layered with the challenges of teaching the next generation of journalists. We’re providing a first-hand view (and maybe a little advice) from an industry veteran who led the KOMU Newsroom in … Continued
Standardizing your brand on social media
At WHAS11 in Louisville, standardizing the look and feel of social media accounts, specifically Instagram and YouTube, is at the top of the summer projects list.
Augmented video editing: Tips and tricks
For Innovation in Focus this month, we partnered with mid-Missouri’s NBC affiliate KOMU-TV 8 to incorporate augmented video editing, combining animation with video footage, into a news piece.
Newsroom Notes: 4 questions for your newsroom when a giant national story unfolds
KOMU 8 in Columbia, Missouri, is the nation’s only teaching laboratory inside a commercial network-affiliated TV station. The challenges are no different from other newsrooms—just layered on top of the challenges facing the next generation of journalists. We’re providing a first-hand view (and maybe a little advice) from an industry veteran who agreed to lead … Continued