Audio

Podcasts and other forms of audio enable us to reach our audience during key times never before available to us — in the car, at the gym, on walks.

In this section you’ll learn what makes good audio stories, best-practices for capturing audio and tips for making collection a part of your daily routine.

You will also find training on what works best for audio and the analytics driving audio.

 

Safely reporting from protests and other tense events

These are stressful times. Being out in the world as a journalist carries an element of risk. But a world without engaged journalists watching over it is risky, too. Our aim is to identify as many risks as we can and take steps to reduce them, prepare for them, and neutralize them if they do arise.

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  • 9 remote interviewing tips for journalists

    From the technical to the legal, how to make sure you’re covered when you can’t meet a source face-to-face.

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  • Digital audio (for editors)

    As an editor, why should you be driving audio? What metrics should you be looking at? And what ideas are working elsewhere?

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  • Digital audio (for reporters)

    Making digital audio part of your daily routine: What can reporters and others do to consistently collect audio?

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  • Digital audio (for digital editors)

    Rolling audio out in a story? Make sure to run through our digital audio checklist. Also, how can you help provide better metrics for your newsroom?

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  • Journalism from your phone

    Sarah Self-Welbeck from the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal shows you tips and tricks on recording and editing audio and video, taking the best photos and time-saving tools that make journalism from your cell phone possible and productive.

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  • Making digital audio part of your daily routine

    What can reporters and others do to grab audio consistently?

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