A template for my not-so-secret Airtable of great journalists I want to hire
Building personal pipelines instead of relying on others’ lets you control the twists and limit them.
RJI Student Innovation Fellow takes talents to ABC News ahead of 2020 presidential primaries
Fellowship program pairs up digitally-minded millennials with newsrooms
Fellows tackle innovative campaign finance, community sports stories with partner newsrooms
Two newsrooms will benefit this spring from the help of tech-savvy University of Missouri journalists partnering with them on projects as RJI Student Innovation Fellows.
RJI seeks newsroom partners for millennial-driven innovative projects
Mid-October deadline for newsrooms wanting help next spring
Millennials: What does ‘news’ mean to this generation?
Diversity means so much more than just race, color, ethnicity, religion, political segmentation, income and education opportunity. It includes generational differences, among others. When thinking about age, we tend to focus on ageism discrimination. Yet, for the news industry, we have the boomers in our wheelhouse. It’s the millennials and younger that are cause for … Continued
RJI announces spring 2018 Student Innovation Fellows
Four Missouri School of Journalism students will bring their skills and passions to Washington, D.C., and New York City newsrooms as 2018 Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Innovation Fellows.
Announcing the Fall 2018 RJI Student Innovation Fellowships
FAQ Q. What is an RJI Student Innovation Fellowship? A. The Reynolds Journalism Institute is partnering with leading news organizations to support Missouri School of Journalism students who work 30 hours per week on-site during the spring and fall semesters on new storytelling techniques, audience engagement strategies, delivery platforms, revenue opportunities and the like. Q. What … Continued
FL#176: NowThis innovations: Chatbots and Facebook Live
NowThis has been a pioneer in delivering video news exclusively on social platforms, and it grew quickly thanks to an ability to find new ways to reach young audiences. Now the company is pushing forward with technologies like chatbots and Facebook Live. Reporting by Hailey Godburn For more information: NowThis did away with publishing content … Continued
FL#164: NowThis’ approach to Snapchat
NowThis on Snapchat In addition to using Snapchat Stories to reach younger audiences, NowThis is also one of 20 top publishers using the Discover feature. Executive Producer Sarah Frank explains her team’s Snapchat strategy and offers tips for any newsroom experimenting with the platform.Reporting by Mitchel Summers and Hailey Godburn For more information NowThis delivers … Continued