Monthly Archives: February 2021

Cultuvate diverse sources for your stories

From Prawny on Morguefile When reporting on issues in your community, are you doing all you can to reach out to a diverse group representing the actual community? Melba Newsome is writing this week for the Reynolds Journalism Institute about how to find those sources and getting them to agree to talk to you.... - MORE -

Learn about Wisconsin’s water future

The Wisconsin Humanities Council is hosting a virtual panel on water justice and public policy in Wisconsin as part of its Behind the Headlines project. This event is designed for journalists, community leaders, and policy makers focused on the water justice issues related to climate change. The free event is... - MORE -

Young professionals find support, advice in Facebook groups 

Starting out in the broadcast journalism field is tough. Many smaller markets employ a “sink-or-swim” mentality due to small staff size which can leave many young reporters floundering. Questions like these often go un-answered: Where can I look for story ideas? What stories can I pitch about (x) topic? Where... - MORE -

Langbehn marks 30 years at WAOW-TV

Melissa Langbehn is marking 30 years on the air at WAOW-TV in Wausau and the station is marking the anniversary Friday. Langbehn joined the station in 1991. She is the lead anchor at News 9, anchoring the 5 p.m. news and co-anchoring the 6 p.m. news. As a reporter, she... - MORE -

RTDNA offers session on social media ethics

RTDNA The RTDNA is offering a session on Feb. 25 about social media ethics: As the RTDNA Code of Ethics states clearly, our guiding principles are governed by Truth and Accuracy in reporting above all else. This dedication extends out from on air reporting and digital news platforms to social media ... - MORE -