I led three workshops Thursday for the staff of the Penny Hoarder in St. Petersburg, Fla.
First I led a workshop on coming up with original story ideas. I used many of the tips in my blog post on story ideas. Here are the slides:
My next workshop dealt with interviews. I used some of the tips in these posts:
Here are my slides for the interviewing workshop:
I didn’t have any slides for the third workshop, on using data to find and support stories, but I showed the data available at these sites (thanks to Tom Meagher and Maryjo Webster for steering me to some of them):
The workshop used some of the tips in my post on mining the data on your beat.