Introduction to Journalism
All Things Considered
2007 Orlando sentinel
Freelancing for ESPN
Miami herald sent to cover BP oil spill
Tells stories everywhere
Backpack journalism didn’t exist in 2008
Journalism is not about stories that just happened
How do we cover everything?
One step at a time
How do we cover everything well?
“First step in solving any problem is recognizing there is one.” –The Newsroom
Are we the best journalists? No
Maybe the problem is we’re not informing the people
How do we inform people in the best way possible?
When is a story best to be concise, a photo, an article, a tweet, etc.
Everything starts with a good design
Design for your audience (sometimes multiple audiences)
Photos will never go away
Design for different platforms
Info graphics in newspapers
Our goal is to give information to an audience
What do you need to learn?
Most importantly, figure out the why
How do we tell