Chris Snider’s “Covering the Big Game”

Screenshot of Des Moines Register rivalry coverage

Looking for ways to cover a big event at your school online? Chris Snider, of the Des Moines Register, posted an article to his blog last month talking about what the Register did for the state’s big Iowa v. Iowa State football game this year. The post is a great conversation starter for staffs working to cover expand their coverage of an event online. It could work for anything ranging from homecoming or prom to a big football or basketball rivalry game.

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 20th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He created The Next 26 and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on Twitter and Instragram @manfull and on Snapchat as aaronmanfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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