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Shooting, editing video on your phone

Here’s the best tip I learned from David Guzman’s video seminar at the Nevada Press Association convention: Your Apple earpods, which came with the iPhone and have a built-in microphone on the right-hand wire, function as a microphone when you’re shooting video. It’s rather obvious, but I never thought about …

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John L. Smith inducted into Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

For more than three decades, John L. Smith was a daily columnist for the state’s largest newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where he was considered a must read by R-J readers. Born and reared in Southern Nevada, John’s deep roots in the Silver State provided context that no other columnist could …

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2016 Better Newspaper Contest award winners

Here are the winners in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, which was judged by members of the Arizona Newspapers Association. The awards were presented during a banquet on Sept. 24 at the CasaBlanca in Mesquite. Jump to   Intermediate   Community   Urban Weeklies   Magazines (The winners are in …

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2016 Outstanding Journalists

Urban Daily, Urban Weeklies,Magazines Bethany Barnes Las Vegas Review-Journal From the nomination: Bethany Barnes gets things done. In the past year, Barnes delivered articles that: • Forced the state to fix a broken system that unjustly kept prison inmates locked up — at  taxpayer expense — well beyond their release …

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Story of the Year: Children in Crisis

Story of the Year Jackie Valley Las Vegas Sun Children In Crisis Judge’s comments: Jackie’s ‘Children in Crisis’ series sheds light on a troubling issue: the number of children struggling with mental health problems and the difficulties families face trying to get their children help. As I read this series …

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Silver Star winner Tara Addeo

Tara Addeo The Record-Courier Tara Addeo has always been a winner. During her three years with The Record-Courier she has demonstrated a high level of leadership, determination and positivity. Tara heads ups the local F.E.A.T. (Families for Early Autism Treatment) organization along with running their yearly fundraiser. She is also …

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Tools for live reporting

Live coverage is the latest mobile and social trend to help journalists reach new audiences. Sports journalists can connect with fans via live, play-by-play broadcasts on internet radio. Reporters can enhance their storytelling on Facebook Live with a solid list of “best practices” and tools like Mevo and SnapChat’s My …

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Revamping high school sports coverage

While game stories are important, adding new features and better coordination to your overall prep coverage plan can help maximize your resources. In this session, we’ll discuss devising a weekly schedule and implementing alternate story formats. We’ll also offer strategies on how to beef up sections with a limited staff. …

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