Tip of the Week Archive

2020 Tip: Don’t Chase The Latest Trends

Posted January 8, 2020 by Bill Wheelhouse

The International Center for Journalists is offering advice for the coming year by asking current and former ICFJ Knight Fellows their thoughts.  One of those is Janine Warner, who is a fellow in Latin American and executive director of SembraMedia.   Her advice:

“Don’t chase the latest trends just because everyone else does.  More  

Six Great Writing Tips

Posted December 18, 2019 by Bill Wheelhouse

Here’s a stocking stuffer of simple yet important writing tips for TV, Radio & the web.

These tips come from Poynter and the wonderful Al Tompkins

  • Focus your story by summarizing in three words. Use one theme per story, one thought per sentence. Select, don’t compress,
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