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  • Storytelling

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    Podcast: How to get close and create intimacy with your subjects

    Today’s WriteLane podcast is about getting access and creating intimacy with the subjects of your stories.

    The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and a frequent guest faculty member at Poynter, discussing her stories and answering questions. The focus is on craft.

    This week’s podcast references three stories. Read them here:

  • Storytelling

    Article

    Today’s WriteLane podcast: Narratives off the news

    Today’s WriteLane is about finding narratives off the news.

    The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and frequent Poynter faculty winner, discussing her stories and answering questions. The focus is on craft.

    In this week’s episode, DeGregory talks about a police officer’s widow and her return to her kindergarten class, about the neighborhood where Trayvon Martin was killed and the aftermath of the Pulse nightclub shooting.

  • Culture

    Article

    'No Stars' podcast: A music journalist who's also an activist

    Jes Skolnik, the second guest on “No Stars,” a music journalism podcast, is adamant that DIY saved their life.

    With time spent playing in bands, as well as writing about them, Skolnik’s purview includes savvy takes on music and editing stories on Bandcamp, a well-trafficked site that boasts a framework apart from other music-writing outlets.

  • Storytelling

    Article

    WriteLane podcast: Hiding your notebook, Hemingway and hockey

    The latest WriteLane podcast provides more advice on reporting, with prompts from a recent ask-me-anything on Reddit.

    The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and frequent presenter at the Poynter Insitute, discussing her stories and answering questions. The focus is on craft.

  • Storytelling

    Article

    WriteLane podcast: The House on the Corner

    Today’s WriteLane podcast is a discussion about her recent story of a Clearwater killing and the man who admitted pulling the trigger.

    The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Times and frequent Poynter guest speaker, discussing her stories and answering questions. The focus is on craft.

    In today’s episode, DeGregory talks about Anthony Roy and his family.

    Read their story here:

  • Storytelling

    Article

    Today’s WriteLane podcast: How to deliver a powerful story

    Editor's note: These podcasts are published in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Times, which the Poynter Institute owns.

    Today’s WriteLane podcast is a conversation about how strong reporting is key to powerful stories.

    The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times and a frequent faculty member at Poynter, discussing her stories and answering questions. The focus is on craft.

  • Culture

    Article

    In a new podcast, our host explores the craft of writing about music

    It's amusing that with his bassy voice, Tom Breihan became a writer and not a broadcaster. But the Charlottesville, Virginia-based writer is the first guest on "No Stars," a music journalism podcast that Poynter has agreed to run on a trial basis.

    The show aims at offering some insight into a changing industry, as well as the craft of it all. Yes, the word "metrics" will be uttered. But there's also going to be some discussion of how and why stuff gets covered and why folks like lists as much as profiles.

  • Innovation

    Article

    Death, Sex & Money asked listeners about their student debt. Now it has 3,000 different stories.

    It started with an open-ended question during a podcast episode ("How has student debt affected your life?"), and now more than 3,000 people from across the globe have responded. In many ways, it's a first for Death, Sex & Money.

    "It's by the far the most responses from listeners," said Anna Sale, host and managing editor of the WNYC-produced podcast. "It really felt like we were hitting on something that a lot of people had stories about, but also something that people felt bottled up around."

 
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