What’s in the Bag of a Freelance Radio Reporter?


Friends have asked me why I’ve invested so much time and expense in radio gear since I mostly write for print. Simply put, I love turning in fully produced, turnkey stories and radio shows pay more for the effort. Piecing…

How to Repurpose Print Stories for Radio and the Gear You Need to Do It


Many journalists and investigative technical writers try to maximize their time by repurposing their stories for multiple publications. You can do the same for print to radio stories with some preparation, and you don’t need to know how to use…

Ebyline Adds Video Uploading Feature for Multimedia Journalists and Digital Newsrooms


Today, we have some exciting news at Ebyline.
When we started Ebyline, we spoke with many editors and freelancers who wanted an easy-to-use system to create and to collaborate on content. We call it the virtual newsroom, and today, we are taking our…

Can You Tweet While on Vacation? Radio Reporting Via iPhone? Top Newspapers on Twitter


Can you report entirely from an iPhone? Are newspapers and copywriting services missing the boat when they don’t engage their readers via blog posts? How do you tweet while on vacation? For today’s media roundup, we found some stories that…

From Print to Radio And Back Again: How to Start a Radio Show


Back in 1993, I had the semi-brilliant idea of channeling my longtime sportswriting expertise into a radio show.  It led me in directions I could not have foreseen.
Eighteen years later, the radio show, “Diamond Gems,” which began in January…