Author Archives: Scott Blanchard

About Scott Blanchard

Sunday editor at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

YDR welcomes a new class of journalists, leaders

There’s a lot of talk these days about journalism training, and how some journalists say¬†they’re not getting enough. We’re trying to make sure that’s not the case here. A group of our newest employees just finished YDRU, a big-picture course … Continue reading

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If you’re a soda vendor at a newspaper, your notes will be copyedited

Exhibit A:

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Journalists: Be humble, be learners, work hard. You don’t have to be an expert at the beginning

When your newsroom wins a prestigious Keystone Press Award, like the John V. Bull Award for freedom of information work, you’re asked to say a few words at the annual awards banquet, attended by several hundred journalists from across the … Continue reading

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What we are working on: Feb. 18

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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What we are working on: Feb. 12

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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YDR goes high-tech to track the winter’s snowstorms

You wouldn’t believe the technical wizardry and multiple computer database interfacing that went into creating this detailed look at this winter’s relentless snow and ice storms.

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What we are working on: Jan. 29

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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What we are working on: Jan. 28

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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What we are working on: Jan. 17

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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What we are working on: Jan. 16

Here’s our news budget for today’s website and tomorrow’s York Daily Record.

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