‘There is a value to good copy editing, now more than ever. If your copy is not clean, it raises doubts in the reader’s mind. ‘If they can’t spell this correctly, or if the style is inconsistent throughout a story, is their story inconsistent?’ In this highly charged political...

Robert Holt

I am a graduate of the University of Missouri with a BS in Education / Paleobotany. I received a ROTC commission in the US ARMY in Armor and served during the Viet Nam conflict in Armored Cavalry. I survived that nightmare. After teaching life science for two years in Kirkwood,...

Anna Berry

Anna Berry is the editor of the New Hampshire Bar News, a monthly print newspaper serving the 8,000 members of the New Hampshire Bar Association. As a founding member of the Granite State News  Collaborative, she’s currently working on a series of articles about the intersection of the justice system...

Report or help?

Report or help? When, how to help in an on-scene crisis By Rebekah Patton Bulletin Correspondent Crises across the country and across the globe remain too present in today’s news coverage. Whether the story is about school gun violence or other mass-casualty incidents, forest fires, or hurricanes, the...

Leah Todd

Leah Todd is the New England regional manager for the Solutions Journalism Network, building relationships with newsrooms in the New England states. From 2015 to 2018, Leah led SJN's work in the Intermountain West, including launching and overseeing collaborative journalism projects between dozens of news organizations in Montana and...

Convention Scenery

Convention Scenery Speaker moments... They included times of quiet reflection, speakers as seen from the audience's perspective, and shadowy scenes framed by the low light for video displays.   Audience moments... A time for expressions of appreciation, for questions,   Celebratory moments... The audience and award winners found multiple ways to react to the joy of victory,...

Greg Swanson

Greg has led his own companies, directed digital advertising sales at major media chains, co-founded one of the nation’s largest travel guide companies, helped launch an alternative newsweekly and designed interactive kiosks for museums, universities, and IBM. Greg is one of the founding members of ITEGA (Information Trust Exchange...
Jason Rezaian served as Tehran bureau chief for the Washington Post and is now an opinion writer for the paper and contributor to CNN. He was taken into custody by Iranian authorities in 2014 and charged with espionage. He was detained at Evin Prison in Tehran served 544 days...
‘Podcasts give you the voices of the participants. You feel like you’re in the same room with them, that they’re talking directly to you. There’s a powerful intimacy to that. You can hear subtle inflections in the voices that are very hard to capture in print.’ -- Christopher Goffard, Staff writer, Los...

Brian Hallenbeck

As a business writer for The Day of New London, Conn., Brian Hallenbeck has covered gaming since 2009, a beat dominated by southeastern Connecticut’s two casinos, Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun, and the sovereign Indian tribes that respectively own and operate them, the Mashantucket Pequots and the Mohegans. Combined, the...