Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

April 2011

Mine proxy statements for executive pay and more

Proxy season, always fun for business writers, is an even richer source of stories this year due to changes in executive compensation reporting stemming from the Dodd-Frank financial regulatory overhaul

Covering business: Resources and reading

By Mark Tatge Tutorials and guides Understanding Wall Street, by Jeffrey B. Little and Lucien Rhodes Beat Basics:MORE COVERING BUSINESSLearn the language, find a mentorThe best business stories are localResources

Covering business: An introduction

By Mark Tatge Welcome to the business beat. If you are new to business reporting – relax. We have all been there. An introduction to the business beat from Reynolds

Covering business: Finding local stories

By Mark Tatge The best business stories are local. Finding these types of stories isn’t difficult. They pop up all the time. You just need to start paying attention. One

Brian Storm: 10 quick tips on editing multimedia

Virginia Gandee’s brilliant red hair and dozen tattoos belie the reality of this 22-year-old’s life. Inside her family’s Staten Island trailer her caregiving goes far beyond the love she has

Lori Rothman, Fox Business Network: Bonds sexy, too

Prior to joining FBN, Rothman served as a dayside anchor at Bloomberg Television covering markets, corporate earnings, and the global economic recession. While there, Rothman interviewed major financial newsmakers including:

The rise of business journalism education

By Andrew Leckey The semester had just begun a decade ago when one of my students, recently named stringer for one of the nation’s most prominent newspapers, came up to

Will future journalists learn from pros?

By Alan Deutschman It might have been a prank perpetrated on the student body by a subversive administrator, or it might have just been a quirky coincidence, but registration for

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