Monthly Archives: May 2021

Newsrooms using animation for storytelling

From davidpwhelan on Morguefile Animation is playing a role in the evolution of storytelling in the digital age. RTDNA is hosting a webinar on June 4 to show newsrooms how these new tools are being used: Learn how you can up your storytelling game by using animation in your news stories and see the ... - MORE -

Langlois signs off in Eau Claire

After two years at WQOW-TV  in Eau Claire, meteorologist Jess Langlois says she moving to Vermont. Langlois made the announcement over the weekend. She’s taken job at WCAX-TV in Burlington, Vermont.... - MORE -

DOJ offers guidance on interpretation of Marcy’s Law

From DodgertonSkillhause on Morguefile The Wisconsin Department of Justice released this week guidance regarding access of public records under Marsy’s Law state constitutional amendment protecting the rights of victims. Some law enforcement agencies have cited Marcy’s Law in decisions to withhold information from police reports. The DOJ guidance is aimed at providing clarity on... - MORE -

More stations produced more local news than ever last year

From GaborfromHungary on Morguefile A pandemic, civil unrest, and cutbacks were not enough to keep local newsrooms from producing more content than ever in 2020. The first installment of this year’s RTDNA/Newhouse School at Syracuse University Survey was released Wednesday. You can read the first batch of takeaways here. RTDNA will release more... - MORE -

Session aimed at improving standups

From middlewick on Morguefile An upcoming educational session from the WBA is aimed at helping TV reporters improve their standups. NBC 7 San Diego Reporter and Director of Storytelling Joe Little is known for maximizing his time on camera when he’s live or recorded. He’ll share his tips to make your time on camera... - MORE -

Maxwell to lead WKOW-TV newsroom

Dani Maxwell has been named News Director at WKOW-TV in Madison. “Dani has been an integral part of our newsroom the minute she arrived,” said WKOW-TV General Manager Anna Engelhart. “Her experience along with her inquisitive nature, positive attitude and effective communication skills make her an excellent fit for this... - MORE -