Volunteering to write for the neighborhood newspaper

For the past couple of months I’ve been a volunteer writer and photographer for the Concordia Neighborhood Association’s newspaper. Neighborhood associations are the heart of neighborhood activities like the upcoming

Storytelling Partners: Video and Press Releases

If you want to tell the complete story about your organization and its efforts, goals and needs writing a press release will only tell part of the story. Press releases can offer statistics, anecdotes and sometimes include a quote from leadership. They provide a broad outline for a potential article, but not an emotional hook.

3 Questions to Help You Make the Perfectly Long Video

Often I am asked how long a video should be for a web video. Short is expected answer. I quickly follow that with a woeful comment about shortened attention spans and mobile devices. And how increased media literacy allows audiences to get it better, faster and faster.