Boyd Huppert, known around the country for his program “Land of 10,000 Stories” spoke on maximizing visual storytelling on Thursday at EIJ 2018. At the workshop, titled “It’s Just Video, Until a Storyteller Creates an Experience,” Huppert focused his time on focus — and how to use new tools to pursue stories in a different way.
Al Tompkins is the senior faculty for broadcasting and online content at The Poynter Institute. He led a session Saturday morning showcasing 15 new online tools that have the ability to change the way a journalist presents a story. The following are the tools that he mentioned with a brief description: snipandshare: Google Chrome released this extension this morning and it makes posting content such as GIFs, still images, video or words to social media much easier.