editor on the verge

Online musings from the newsroom and beyond . . . by Yoni Greenbaum

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Entries Tagged as 'Beat Development'

Drive your own career via the Internet

January 16th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Who do you share your work with? I can recall working the city desk on the weekend and watching reporters sitting with a stack of newspapers cutting out their stories to send to sources, family and, of course, save for themselves. While I’m sure that this exercise still occurs at newspapers throughout the world, my […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Branding · Online · Reporting

Walk your beat online

January 15th, 2008 · 3 Comments

So now that you’re publishing a weekly newsletter highlighting your work AND interacting with readers and potential readers AND you now have a double-sided business card that displays all the great ways people can interact with you AND you’ve become the envy of your colleagues and the pride of your editors, what’s left to do? […]



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Tags: Beat Development · Best Practices · Innovation · Online

Do people “flip” over your business cards?

January 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Continuing the theme I began yesterday, I’m going to focus on another way for you to not only keep, but advance your reporting career. This is one of those ideas that I truly believe newspaper companies should be already doing as a matter of course. But since many are not, I encourage you to do […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Branding · Carnival of Journalism · Innovation · Reporting

Newsletters – your secret to developing sources

January 13th, 2008 · 6 Comments

OK, so enough talking about ways to save the newspaper industry or the local newspaper. How about spending some time on something way more important, like how to save and advance your own reporting career? Well I’ve got an idea that will impress your editors, make your colleagues jealous and even make your job easier. […]



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Tags: Audience Development · Beat Development · Best Practices · Branding · Innovation · Reporting