Tom Junod

3 countries, 4 conferences

By January 22, 2014

If only we could start an international narrative-journalism conference crawl — sort of like a pub crawl, but with pencils and notebooks — here’s how we’d map out the year: “Power of Narrative: Staying Savvy, Skilled and Solvent in Journalism’s Wired Era”April … Read more

Best of Storyboard 2013 — reader favorites

By December 18, 2013

We’ve configured this year’s Best of Storyboard roundup by category* this year, as opposed to ranking them by readership, though we’ll say that in terms of pageviews the Gay Talese/Elon Green annotation of “Frank Sinatra Has a Cold” … Read more

Telling true stories: Is it worth it? (Yes.)

By #longreads October 24, 2013

Editor’s note: This is the second installment covering this year’s “Power of Storytelling,” an annual conference in Bucharest. For the setup, and to watch the first installment, in which Esquire‘s Chris Jones talk about the intersection of storytelling and magic, go … Read more

Storytelling is magic

By #longreads October 22, 2013

Editor’s note: A few weeks ago, Romania’s Decât o Revistă magazine attracted a crowd of writers, editors, photographers and designers to its third annual “Power of Storytelling” conference, in Bucharest. The conference, under the leadership of Cristian Lupsa, a … Read more

Pamela Colloff and Tom Junod talk storytelling

By Tips June 6, 2013

At the recent City & Regional Magazine Association conference in Atlanta, Esquire’s Tom Junod and Texas Monthly’s Pamela Colloff interviewed each other for an audience of narrative lovers. Atlanta magazine’s Tony Rehagen kindly recorded the session exclusively … Read more

Well hello there.

By Narrative News June 5, 2013

Welcome, new readers! Our audience has grown considerably lately, so we thought this might be a good time to recap Storyboard’s goods and services, and to invite you to follow us on Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook. We’re a Nieman … Read more

Work the problem: Story regret

By Tips May 17, 2013

Our “Work the problem” series continues with a psychological situation that every writer faces: How do you make peace with stories you wish you’d done differently? Fielding this one is Esquire legend Tom Junod, who … Read more