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We are pleased to present below all posts archived in 'November 2016'. If you still can't find what you are looking for, try using the search box.
here's no question we're asking reporters, photographers, anchors and producers to do more during the news gathering process. We're also asking them to connect with viewers more frequently on social and digital media. If they don't streamline the process or take advantage of tools that can make these tasks more manageable, the additional work can be overwhelming. It doesn't have to be.
Here is a list of tools and apps for your team to make not just mobile storytelling easier, but also their entire workflow more efficient.
Adobe Spark – this free tool helps you create graphics, web stories and animated videos quickly. The app also offers story templates to make this process quicker.
Awesome Voice Recorder – this app has multiple uses. It allows you to record interview audio on your smartphone, which is helpful for logging interviews. It also allows you to record voiceover audio. If you need to send something back to the station, this produces broadcast-quality audio.
As we race through the final month of 2016 (wait, how did that happen?), our latest round of Hot Clips helps you finish the year strong...
Drought Drama (WBRC, Birmingham): the AM weathercaster fronts a catchy spot teasing the station's Drought Special
Storm Tracker (WAFF, Huntsville): launching a weather vehicle with (do we dare say) sponsors mentioned in the promo
Defenders (KVUE, Austin): the latest investigative positioning leaning on family, your future, and trust
What's Next (WSPA, Spartanburg): a post-election spot looking forward, heavily-loaded with localized impact language
As our team at SmithGeiger watches Election Day coverage from around the country, we will be updating this post with clips and examples from news outlets covering the races everywhere...
Click below to see more examples in the full post.
Our November round of Hot Clips brings a potpurri of examples from around the country, including stand-out showcasing techniques for the AM, weather, and digital components...
Local, Covering International (KOLD, Tucson): using a Live Center to capture urgency with an international story.
Future Radar Tease (WINK, Ft. Myers): using futurecast radar to concisely and impactfully tease the incoming weather system.
Live From a Boat (WECT, Wilmington): getting an on-the-water first hand look at flooding from Hurricane Matthew.