Andrew C. Nelson

Multimedia Reporter.

Jul 20

Jun 26

Art of storytelling: Structure, organization and finding characters

gannettire2014:

Raquel Rutledge of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Working on a narrative? Read it out loud and cut when you get bored.

Great advice. Before you tell your readers a story, tell yourself the story. If it sounds wrong on your ear, it’s wrong.

— Peter D. Kramer / Westchester
#IRE14


Jun 12

Two lists of free tools for journalists

socialmediadesk:

A station reporter emailed me yesterday and mentioned that he was always looking for free or no cost tools for his newsroom. Recently these two resources were mentioned on the NICAR listserv:

Free Tools for Digital Journalism Storytelling

Google Doc full of Free Storytelling/Journalism Tools

if there are other resources for these, please let me know.


May 30
This book challenges me to be a better writer.

This book challenges me to be a better writer.


May 26

May 22

May 15

Tips on writing tighter stories


May 13
A workshop at the Atlanta Press Club offered these suggestions as resources to tap into about mobile journalism. 




  on Flickr. A workshop at the Atlanta Press Club offered these suggestions as resources to tap into about mobile journalism.

on Flickr.


May 6
John L. Allen Jr., a Boston Globe associate editor, covers global Catholicism. He spoke to a national conference of Catholic priests in Atlanta recently about the “Pope Francis Effect.”
This is my first report from the event, that’ll also include a package of a story for print and a series of videos.  

John L. Allen Jr., a Boston Globe associate editor, covers global Catholicism. He spoke to a national conference of Catholic priests in Atlanta recently about the “Pope Francis Effect.”

This is my first report from the event, that’ll also include a package of a story for print and a series of videos.  


May 5

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