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Training Journalists (and Athletes!) for Sports Coverage

You’re assigned to cover field hockey. The only problem? You know nothing about field hockey. This is a common problem in publications labs, but you can see beyond the score and find the story. Come learn what you need to know about a sport before you cover it, how to ask questions to avoid the cliche, tips for great sports photography, selecting the type of coverage to best help tell the story and how to work with athletes and coaches so that everyone involved sounds like they belong at ESPN.

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One thought on “Training Journalists (and Athletes!) for Sports Coverage

  1. Great article!

    Posted by Murdocc | March 21, 2015, 4:42 pm

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