Beacon Boot Camp 2013
August 29, 2013 by upbeaconstaffblog
“The stories behind the stories.”
Editor in Chief Kelsey Thomas leads a panel discussion about staff experiences last year
Oregonian Photojournalist Randy Rasmussen tells the story behind his iconic “Occupy Portland” shot.
Oregonian Sportswriter, UP alum (’99) and former Beacon editor Joe Freeman said reporting is “all about relationships.”
News Editor Sarah Hansell gives a workshop on interviewing
Living section editor Kate Stringer talks about the first story she wrote for The Beacon, It was about a freshmen from Haiti who had received a scholarship in memory of Molly Hightower, a UP alum who died in the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Kelsey Thomas instructs staff how to use Twitter for journalism. “Crowdsourcing. Not to be confused with crowdsurfing,” she said.