Author Archive: Aaron Manfull
Aaron is in his 18th 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 STL. 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.
This is a great piece by MJ Daoud on the IJnet.org. The piece, titled “Five steps for shooting the perfect sit-down interview,” offers a variety of practical tips for beginners (and reminders for veterans). It covers everything from selecting the right chair for your interview to why you should put your keys in the refrigerator if […]
I was looking to add more than 200 users to one of my WordPress websites over the weekend. I wanted each to have a login, password and display name as I wanted each to have the ability to post to the website. The thought of having to add each one individually was a bit overwhelming. […]
While this post from journalism.co.uk is a few months old and new apps like Periscope and Meerkat have come onto the scene, the basic info here for live, mobile video remain the same. It’s a good, quick read for anyone wanting some quick tips to get started. Check it out here: 5 Tips For Streaming […]
Broadcast Live Sporting Events Like A Pro On Any Budget from Telestream on Vimeo. If you’re looking to get into broadcasting sports events live, check out this video from Telestream. It does a great job of walking you through the essentials you need to be thinking about. The video covers everything from basics that viewers want […]
While they are a few years old, Ira Glass of “This American Life” has a great 4-part series of videos where he talks storytelling. He goes through everything from the importance of coming up with good story ideas to common pitfalls. The series is a great addition to use with students. You can find all […]