Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

July 2016

Covering Statewide Industry Employment Trends

From food service workers to business professionals and hospitality personnel, the Bureau of Labor Statistics under the U.S. Department of Labor provides plenty of data to cover specific industries in


How to Find Story Ideas in Municipal Budgets

For reporters, budgets can be anything from boring to scary. They’re packed with numbers and technical words like “appropriation” “non-recurring expenditures” and “capital improvement,” also known as building roads and bridges.

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