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Episode 43: Follow your bliss

Episode 43: Follow your bliss

Today’s episode features the Tampa Bay Times' John Pendygraft, an award-winning photojournalist, who talks about his love for Joseph Campbell and anthropology and storytelling.Read the series referenced in this episode:By Lane DeGregory / Times...
Published: 10/09/18
Updated: 10/10/18
Episode 42: One Way Out

Episode 42: One Way Out

This week, we discuss a story about a high school football player from Florida who dreamed of making his way to the NFL.Read the story here: In Pahokee, football serves as a way outA new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Tampa Bay Ti...
Published: 10/02/18
Updated: 10/03/18
Episode 41: Managing projects

Episode 41: Managing projects

Tom Huang, assistant managing editor for features and community engagement at The Dallas Morning News, joins the podcast again, this time for a conversation about how to tackle and execute a big idea.A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning ...
Updated one month ago
Episode 40: Paying it forward

Episode 40: Paying it forward

Today’s podcast is a conversation with Tom Huang, assistant managing editor for features and community engagement at The Dallas Morning News, about the need for - and benefits of - mentoring.A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on ...
Updated one month ago
Episode 39: ‘What the hell did you do to my daughter?’

Episode 39: ‘What the hell did you do to my daughter?’

This week’s discussion is over a recent story - He was accused of a crime he swore he never committed; she believed her 4-year-old.Most of the questions were provided by Andrew Meacham, the Times' theater critic.A new podcast is available each ...
Updated one month ago
Episode 7: Finding great ideas, part one

Episode 7: Finding great ideas, part one

Today’s podcast focuses on story ideas and how to find great ones.Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here:Still shiningBy Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterOn the south side of the city pier, across from the hot dog stand, the old man p...
Updated one month ago
Episode 8: Finding great ideas, part two

Episode 8: Finding great ideas, part two

Today’s podcast is the second part of a discussion about story ideas and how to find great ones.Read the stories mentioned in the podcast here:What goes upBy Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterIf I make it. How many times do you think Evel Knie...
Updated one month ago
Episode 38: The future of journalism

Episode 38: The future of journalism

Meet some of our summer class of interns - Jimena Tavel, McKenna Oxenden, Jack Evans and Justin Trombly. They talk about what drew them to journalism and how motivated they are to be storytellers.And read some of their stories: The Red Tide of 2005, ...
Updated one month ago
Episode 37: Thirty questions

Episode 37: Thirty questions

This week, we discuss some guiding questions for probing interviews.Here they are:1. Tell me the story of your life?2. What’s your earliest memory?3. Describe your family, house, pets … and how you fit into the dynamics?4. Recreate some f...
Updated: 2 months ago
Episode 36: Carving out character

Episode 36: Carving out character

This week’s episode provides tips on what to look for and questions to ask to explore a person’s personality and motives.To read one of the stories referenced in the podcast, go here: Alex Sink pauses her political journey.And read The La...
Updated: 2 months ago