Monthly Archives: March 2009

How to make the best possible pitch.

Most of you are about halfway finished at the J-School – the midpoint of the middle semester – and you’re realizing what it takes to be a professional, to get the OK to do the stories you want to do, … Continue reading

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'Bursts of life': How to use quotes.

Quotes We like the definition of quotes as “bursts of life.” Good quotes brighten up a story, speed it along and draw the reader in. Marcella Veneziale showed how to use a quote right after the nut graf – always … Continue reading

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