As other outlets predicted disaster for the 2016 Olympics water events, the writer for ESPN's Outside the Lines painted a picture more reflective of the lived human experience than a purely data-driven one
For his piece in Outside magazine, the writer talks about the trickiness of reporting on climate change and the importance of pacing: "readers can feel when the story loses its sense of the music, its forward progress"
The New Yorker writer talks about his story on the awakening of a daughter of the reviled Westboro Baptist Church, calling it "a culmination of things I was writing about at Gawker — explaining things that seemed really horrible"
More than 30 years ago, a journalism grad student clipped the Washington Post story as a great example of how to transform a deadline story with narrative details. He still has it, and it's still a great example.