How to Craft a Multimedia Story

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A multimedia story is a combination of text, video, photos, and audio. It can also include animation, graphics and interactivity. The story is presented in a nonlinear format in which the information in each medium–video clips, text, and still photos–is…

Becoming a Multimedia Freelancer

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Freelancers are used to ups and downs in the market, new trends in the publishing world and we’re always on the “job” hunt. We adapt, we evolve and we reinvent ourselves on a constant basis. And if we keep focus,…

4 Sites for Finding Expert Sources Online

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Whether you’re writing for articles, books or video production, you need to be creative in securing expert sources. In the last few years, several free online services like Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and Pitchrate began providing easier access to…

How to Conduct Interviews On-Camera

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These days, print journalists and freelance writers engage in a variety of multimedia roles. One of the most demanding is video production, which deals with loads of equipment, crews, time and energy. Unlike articles, when a video interview goes badly,…

Utilizing New Media to Find Article Ideas

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The very first thing you learned as a freelance writer and journalist is advice on how to come up with article ideas. Look within, they say. Sounds almost yen like, but what it really means is to look at your…

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