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How To Pitch Political Stories

Posted June 18, 2018 by Bill Wheelhouse

Tim Wieland of KCNC in Denver has some guidelines if you are a reporter who REALLY wants to report political stories in your market.

He has these five tips on pitching political stories:


  1. Know how the story directly relates to your audience.
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It’s Only Boring If You Make It Boring

Posted June 11, 2018 by Bill Wheelhouse

Taking some extra time when writing can allow you to take what you considered throw away b-roll to actually help tell and improve your story.

At his recent appearance at IBA’s convention in Normal, Poynter Institute’s Al Tompkins was helping reporters make their writing more interesting.  Al says you “explain the video,  More