Shift and Reshape (SJN)

I wrote about why solutions-focused coverage of economic mobility issues is important and how my own experiences covering poverty led me to the Solutions Journalism Network. “COVID-19 has exposed deep inequalities that already existed in our society. Many of the people who are suffering the most from the pandemic were already vulnerable, often living belowContinue reading “Shift and Reshape (SJN)”

Collaboration: Preparing For Potential Challenges (IJNet Toolkit)

Collaboration between news organizations and even community groups is a great opportunity to maximize resources and reach more people in your community. But collaboration isn’t always easy. I covered some strategies for planning a collaboration for IJNet’s Collaborative Journalism Toolkit. “Collaboration offers opportunities to bring new perspectives and additional resources to reporting projects. However, workingContinue reading “Collaboration: Preparing For Potential Challenges (IJNet Toolkit)”

The Case For A Collaborative Project Coordinator (IJNet Toolkit)

I created and managed several collaborative journalism projects before joining the Solutions Journalism Network. All of them were exciting and challenging, but I came to the conclusion that a project manager is a key role for the success of collaboratives. IJNet, part of the International Center For Journalists, invited me to write about this forContinue reading “The Case For A Collaborative Project Coordinator (IJNet Toolkit)”