Category Archives: Behind the scenes

Should Foley video be shown?

It’s a discussion no one really wants to have, about a video no one really wants to watch. But of course we had to talk about the graphic murder — I hesitate to dignify such barbarity with the word execution … Continue reading

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DFM T-shirt honors DFMie winners. 4 videos, too.

The York Daily Record’s Jason Plotkin ordered this T-shirt to recognize fellow DFMie winners in recent Digital First Media award competition in St. Paul, Minn. Plotkin won a big award himself, Mid-Sized Daily Journalist of the Year.

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York Daily Record wins third consecutive statewide FOI award

Chris Dunn scored a first place in Keystone Press Awards competition with this photograph of rescue during York County flooding in 2013. She was one of a host of York Daily Record Sunday News staffers who earned awards in recent competitions.

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One Smart woman: April Trotter captures E&P’s 25 under 35 honors

April Trotter has been named to Editor & Publisher’s 25 under 35 list. E & P said of the award: ‘Our nomination form for this year’s 25 Under 35 feature asked for “people who are young, bright, and capable of tackling whatever the changing newspaper climate throws at them. People with business acumen to lead through trying times and vision to implement bold, new strategies to move their newspapers forward.”

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Marc Charisse introduces Magic Trick Mondays

Well, so far, it’s only been one Monday. But this could become a tradition. Leave a comment if you think you know how he pulls this one off.

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It’s DFMie time and the winner is … York Daily Record and Denver Post tie with four each

Jason Plotkin, Digital First Media’s Journalist of the Year for Mid-Sized Dailies. Will his Superman abilities be enough to gain top prize as DFM’s overall Journalist of the Year? My note to our staff, edited and excerpted, after we learned … Continue reading

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The story behind our new ‘Picturing History’ series

I started the Picturing History project earlier this year at The Evening Sun in Hanover. The idea behind the project was simple: Try to visually represent the change that has happened in the communities I was covering.

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York County’s most wanted: 148 apprehended so far

Since we started working together, the York County Sheriff’s Office has arrested more than 1,000 defendants and served more than 1,800 warrants. Hundreds of those wanted have appeared on the Daily Record/Sunday News Most Wanted page and on its Pinterest account.

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YWCA’s ’25 Extraordinary Women of York County’: Buffy Andrews is on prestigious list

The YDR’s Buffy Andrews is one of the York YWCA’s 25 Extraordinary Women of York County people for 2014.

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NewsVroom helped York Daily Record score among ’10 Newspapers That Do It Right’

The NewsVroom is seen at its unveiling in 2012. The mobile journalism and technology lab is regularly driven by York Daily Record/Sunday News journalists and colleagues at the York Newspaper Co. and MediaOnePa.

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