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Tips for US minority journalists applying to ICFJ’s overseas reporting fellowship

Each year, U.S. minority journalists get the chance to report from abroad with ICFJ's Bringing Home the World fellowship. Here's how to make your application stand out.

Sam Berkhead | March 08, 2017

Build interactive stories using Adobe Slate on the web

Adobe Slate allows journalists to create immersive stories online, Facebook reportedly debuting a news app soon and more in this week's Digital Media Mash Up, produced by CIMA.

IJNet | November 06, 2015

NPR launches earbud.fm, a hand-picked guide to great podcasts

With an ever-growing selection of podcasts available on the web, finding the best ones to listen to can be a challenge. That's where NPR's new earbud.fm comes in.

Sam Berkhead | November 03, 2015

How journalists can stay on their toes in the digital news industry

At a recent journalism conference hosted by The GW Hatchet, three journalists who work in the social and digital space tackled some major topics and challenges that today’s reporters face.

Sam Berkhead | October 26, 2015

St. Louis Public Radio's Kelsey Proud offers tips for engaging niche audiences

During a recent NPR editorial training webinar, engagement editor Kelsey Proud outlined seven questions all journalists should ask themselves to involve their target audience.

Sam Berkhead | September 16, 2015

How reporters are using social media to cover the refugee crisis in Europe

With hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees flooding into Europe this summer, several journalists have traveled to the epicenter of the crisis to provide 360-degree coverage.

Sam Berkhead | September 10, 2015

NPR's Wright Bryan: 'Social journalism is not special'

Wright Bryan, who helps manage social media for NPR, shares tips for reporters experimenting with staying in touch with their audience. 

Ashley Nguyen | June 02, 2015

Podcast storytellers showcase tips and trends at public radio's #HearItUpfront

At NPR, WBEZ and WNYC's first podcast upfront, producers, hosts and ethusiasts offer insight into what makes podcasts successful. 

Ashley Nguyen | May 01, 2015

Five tools for getting around the 140-character count on Twitter

Saying what you want to say in 140 characters is tough — but there's a way around the limiting character count by adding an image with words to your tweets.

Ashley Nguyen | February 17, 2015

Solutions Journalism Network launches free toolkit

Journalists can learn how to report on the solutions to a social issue, rather than reporting solely on the problem. 

Ashley Nguyen | January 14, 2015