Multimedia: Class of 2011 →
An audio slideshow project of mine. It features seven young people talking about their plans, advice for younger students, what they want to do when they grow up.
It Never Gets Easy
I’ve been writing for newspapers for more than a dozen years. Some parts of the job become routine. What never is routine is interviewing someone when they get emotional, start to choke up. It never does.
Capturing the Color in a Story
I participated recently in a webinar put on by the Poynter News University and once again, this Florida organization delivered. The online workshop was titled ‘How to Use Detail in Your Writing” with Steven Gray, a Time magazine author. He gave solid advice and tips. Here’s a few of them I jotted down: Details matter, make the story more readable, enliven, entertain, add...
Audio Slideshow →
Here’s an audio piece I did about a fellow who installs stained glass church windows. He was putting in windows for a chapel at the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta. I interviewed the guy and then edited 20 minutes of raw audio to 2 minutes. I also wrote a companion piece for the newspaper. You can read it here.
10K footrace Time: 46.02
“When they’re gone, they’re gone.” A line spoken often...