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Q&A: What a newsroom learned switching story budgets to Airtable
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Incorporating volunteers to expand football season coverage
We invited freshmen with no journalism experience into our ‘Get in the Game’ initiative Through the Missouri Method, we give students the opportunity to work in real-world newsroom environments. Meanwhile, our One Newsroom outlets are competing for eyeballs in the communities of mid-Missouri. And, like newspapers, magazines and television and radio stations all over the … Continued
Want to collaborate more? Get your tools to talk to each other
Put automations to work to make collaborating easier with tools like Airtable, Slack and Google Drive The One Newsroom, which is the convergence of The Columbia Missourian, KBIA, KOMU, Vox Magazine, and the Missouri Business Alert, into one space, has created more opportunities for collaboration. The Missourian converted its old content budgeting process (once hosted … Continued
Communicating corrections across multiple newsrooms
When content is shared, there needs to be a plan to quickly create corrections across all outlets.
Troubleshooting in a newly converged newsroom
Takeaways from combining a radio, TV, newspaper and magazine staff into one space for collaboration It has been three months since the Missouri School of Journalism reconfigured the space for the One Newsroom, a converged hub for five newsrooms: the Columbia Missourian, a daily community newspaper; KOMU, an NBC affiliate TV newsroom; KBIA, an NPR … Continued
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
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.
RJI Fellows reflect on eight month projects, what they’ve learned and how the industry can benefit
Seven fellows at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute who have been working on innovative projects that can benefit the journalism industry, over the past eight months, are wrapping up their projects. Six shared findings and insights from their projects, as well as links to resources during a recent Q&A webinar with the public. We’ve … Continued
Navigating the pitch
New questions, but plenty of promise Introductions in the time of COVID-19 can be a bit of a sticky wicket. Faces are masked … or seen through Zoom boxes. Handshakes, if they weren’t already, are relics of the past. Thus, delivering and catching the subtleties and nuances of communication can get sunk or lost on … Continued