Donald W. Reynolds National Center For Business Journalism

Two Minute Tips

May 2019

Do your readers know about National 529 Day?

Do your readers know about National 529 College Savings Plan Day? If so, they could win benefits and special incentives ranging from $529 to $5,529 if they open or contribute

Localizing the worldwide helium shortage

Helium is the second-most common element in the universe. Not to burst anyone’s bubble, but experts warn that the world’s helium supply could run out within ten years. Is this

Collaboration nation: Takeaways from #ASJA2019

Editors, freelance journalists and content marketing writers flocked to downtown New York City earlier this month for American Society of Journalists & Authors’ (ASJA) annual conference themed as “Collaboration Nation.”

Check a subject’s political connections

We’re coming up—again!—on an election cycle which has become practically a full-time business. This is a period where political reporters have at it. A run-up to an election is also

new health and wealth data

3 (seriously simple) ways to save for an emergency

The lack of U.S. emergency savings is a news story that consistently receives attention, but the statistics just aren’t budging. According to the Federal Reserve Board, four in every 10

Reporter’s brief: Covering medical residencies

Before doctors with medical degrees can be licensed to practice independently, they must spend three to seven years completing an accredited residency program. A 2017 article in the Atlantic, Why

Planning your summer hiring coverage

With Memorial Day approaching, it’s not too soon to start planning your coverage of summer hiring or take a pulse on the local job market. Are local companies planning to

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