Reporting & Writing
REPORTING & INTERVIEWING
Newsgathering lesson module from JEA
Poster on Brainstorming from the late Bob Greenman / hang it in your classroom
Check out this 3-page guided brainstorming form, based on a combination of looking for themes in the stories we are telling and on local angles for larger trends
MAESTRO PLANNER – Maestro on Steroids 2-page planner
On How I approach strangers in the street with HONY’s Brandon Stanton and the hony-video-worksheet from JEA and GREAT Humans of your School examples from JEA
The Interview-listeninghowto_prepare-1Getting the Most from Your Interviews
REAL Reporting Checklist from Adam Dawkins
Writing lessons and activities module from JEA
Start with this: CAPTION WRITING
- Extended Caption Writing Presentation from Jess Hunziker
- A great Pdf of Caption Writing formula basics: captions2
- and HANDOUT for caption writing, too
Writing leads – From Bobby Hawthorne
- Presentation, Samples and Handouts from Jack Kennedy’s “Sports Writing is about More than Just Sports” presentations.
“If you want to know the story of a war, tell the story of one soldier” – Ernie Pyle It’s all about the students. Write for an audience of one.
Bobby Hawthorne’s building-a-story-2. Great example of meaningful storytelling for profile pieces!
Download this one-page guide to varied opinion writing
Column Writing Handout page 1,2
Types of Editorial and Fact OR Opinion?
What about Alternatives to Traditional Text? – Check out this presentation from Jess Hunziker.
Editing lessons and activities module from JEA
USE THE CSMA CRITIQUES TO GUIDE YOUR GOALS AND DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS
ALL COLORADO NEWS PUBLICATION CRITIQUE
ALL COLORADO YEARBOOK CRITIQUE