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Scott Bourque

Scott is a reporter at KJZZ, Phoenix’s NPR station. He got his start in journalism working as a field correspondent for the American Forces Network, covering military stories overseas. Most recently, he produced an Emmy-nominated documentary on hate crimes and hate groups. He holds a master’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University.

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The Americans With Disabilities Act was signed into law 27 years ago. Business reporters can look into its impact on the local community.

Business stories about ADA compliance

In 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, ushering in  sweeping changes in areas from employment accommodation to public access. Even

Small Business Saturday is packed with local stories for business reporters. (Image by StockSnap via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

Small Business Saturday story ideas

The day after Thanksgiving is an almost-official holiday devoted to spending money, primarily at large corporate-owned businesses. That doesn’t sit well with a lot of

Veterans Day, Nov. 11, is full of story ideas for business reporters. (Image by Jennifer1051 via Pixabay, CCO Creative Commons)

3 business stories for Veterans Day

Since 1918, when America celebrated the armistice ending WWI, November 11 has been an important day in the United States. It became even more notable

Big numbers are hard to visualize, but there are some easy tricks to help your audience relate. ("Calculus" by "fitrihandayani" via Flickr, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Making big numbers relatable

A calculator and some quick research can help you make enormous numbers more understandable to your audiences. Advertising research shows that millennials prefer a personal

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