Posted on May 6th, 2015 By Chris Archer
Does anyone smell the Memorial Day BBQ yet? Not quite, and with plenty of time to make or break your May, our team at SmithGeiger has collected a dozen quick-turn stories hot off the grill...
SMART TV SNOOPING
Turns out Smart TV owners might be getting more than they bargained for when it comes to personal data.
SOCIAL MEDIA SAFETY
It's a picture seen around the world (and a super-viral Facebook post), all part of a story from WWBT on social media safety.
BIG RIGS BUSTING TEXTERS
Highway patrol officers in at least one city have invested in huge semi trucks hoping to get a better angle on those who text while driving.
Posted on March 25th, 2015 By Chris Archer
With perhaps a few pockets left on your spring planning calendars, our team at SmithGeiger offers a dozen potential story ideas headed into May...
Front-load washing machines use less energy, less water, and less detergent. But a class action lawsuit claims the liances may be creating a big mold problem for people who own them.
9-1-1 POSTAL DELAYS
An outdated policy advises postal service employees not to call 911 first when they witness a medical emergency. An investigation has helped prompt change at the local level, but other postal centers may still be vulnerable to these delays.
POT HOLE ROAD WARRIOR
In its ongoing advocacy push for better roads in Detroit, WXYZ is now helping drivers replace their tires, deflated by endless potholes.
Posted on February 9th, 2015 By Chris Archer
Half-way through February, most people are obsessed with what to get their sweetheart. Nope, not us news folks. We're most interested in what those ratings look like, and what's coming-up on your planning calendar. Here are 13 potential quick-turn stories from around the country we hope your viewers will fall in love with...
POPULAR ANTIBIOTIC KILLS MAN
The FDA is deciding whether to issue strong new warnings about potentially damaging side effects from a popular drug.
Posted on January 13th, 2015 By Chris Archer
As we work to clear our heads (and inboxes) after the holiday fog (and eggnog), February is racing towards us faster than a Super Bowl kick-off return (and yes, that’s upon us, too). And so our team at SmithGeiger has a dozen story ideas teed-up to feed your special reports calendar in the coming weeks.