Texas Christian University’s student media are shifting to a digital-first approach this fall, producing content first and primarily for digital platforms.
I visited TCU’s Schieffer School of Journalism in April, studying their student media operations and recommending sweeping changes. I’m back this week to lead a day of workshops for the students in the unified content team that will feed digital, broadcast and print media.
Links I will be recommending to the students for additional reading:
We won’t spend a lot of time in these workshops talking about job-hunting, but because these journalists will soon be seeking jobs, I also am sharing some links on branding and job-hunting:
Here are slides I’m using:
Here are some links to examples I used in my workshops (I’ll update this later with other links I might share spontaneously):
The Virginia Tech massacre liveblog from the Collegiate Times
Maryjo Webster’s Making maps with Google Fusion tables
Des Moines Register’s Parkersburg tornado map
Dave Jamieson’s Storify coverage of a snowstorm that snarled Washington traffic
Andy Carvin’s Storify of debunking a rumor