Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, is a masterful storyteller. Each episode of WriteLane is a discussion of craft, using prime examples of narrative journalism. DeGregory joined the Times in 2000 after working for two papers in Virginia. She has won dozens of national awards, including twice winning Scripps Howard’s Ernie Pyle Award for human interest writing, eight National Headliner Awards and eight awards from the American Society of Newspaper Editors. She teaches at the University of South Florida, the Poynter Institute for Media Studies and journalism conferences across the world.
In this week's podcast, DeGregory talks about zigging while others zag and following the ripples.
To read the teacher's story, please go: http://www.tampabay.com/news/Today-s-WriteLane-podcast-Narratives-off-the-news_165662386. The story is republished there.
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