Exploring the art and craft of story
January 16, 2019
January 15, 2019
January 14, 2019
How a ProPublica Illinois team used private records and an innovative collaboration with their sources to produce an investigative narrative
"Ephemeral" true stories that inform, surprise and delight
Sarah Berns took Outside readers smokejumping (and brothel-hopping). Now she takes us on a screenwriter's journey through narrative
National Geographic writer Craig Welch drafts behind visual storytellers and turns silent subjects into the compelling voices of climate change
How Sarah Spain and a team at ESPN reported the amazing true tale of a father and son who found each other without knowing who they were
Senior editor Kayla Webley Adler scouts for both hard-hitting and fun stories with women at the center. Helpful hint: pitch a story – not a topic
Lizzie Johnson of The San Francisco Chronicle revisits the headlines to ask about the aftermath. Not all endings are happily-ever-after.
No huffing or puffing. Just research and notes. Lots and lots of notes.
In the second of a two-parter, the former LA Times reporter scrutinizes the first pitch – and then the revision – that earned her a cover piece in Wired
Journalist, professor, author, mother – How does she do it all? With passion, persistence, another paycheck and perspective: "I'm not just one story."
Dan Barry and a team of New York Times reporters channel the voices of children held in migrant detention camps
A former farmer turns to writing to uncover the global crisis of farmer suicides – and plants the seeds of a response