Category Archives: Behind the scenes

YDR/MediaOnePa staff out there everywhere engaging with our readers

This is really what being a #journalist looks like. #ydrworkshop pic.twitter.com/eek8Mzv5Ft — Ashley E. May (@ashleymaytweets) April 23, 2015 Yes, about that pizza! +++ Seems that wherever you go around York County, someone from 1891 Loucks Road is there. The … Continue reading

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YDR staffers use new video to focus on trauma journalism challenges

When I read a blog post from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma about a new video called “Getting it Right: Ethical Reporting on Traumatized People,” the words of Roger Membrey, an Australian man whose daughter had been murdered, hit … Continue reading

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Judging the Pulitzers

I was super excited Monday when Pulitzer Administrator Mike Pride announced the 2015 winners. Why? Because I served as a juror in the local reporting category. It was an honor to be asked to serve on a jury for the … Continue reading

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Scenes from around York and Hanover – and the York Daily Record and Evening Sun

Kim Bartenslager of Dillsburg joined other participants in the York Daily Record/WGAL town hall meeting earlier this month. The YDR’s co-sponsorship of the evening goes back about a dozen years. YDR Jason Plotkin captured this scene – and those new … Continue reading

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York Daily Record staff trains hard to prepare for when the lights are bright

In peer-support training March 12 at the YDR, Digital First Media journalists broke into small groups led by seminar presenters to discuss questions and ideas about peer-support conversations they might have with colleagues. Fifteen DFM journalists attended the training. Former … Continue reading

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Scenes from around the York Daily Record – and York, Pa.

Awesomesauce! Watch @ashleymaytweets on @fox43 talk about #yorvoice http://t.co/dh79cYiV0o @flipsidepa @JamesMcClure pic.twitter.com/t4Z9qe4z5A — Buffy Andrews (@Buffyandrews) March 27, 2015 We’re not sure what awesomesauce is, but YDR entertainment editor Ashley May, front, was all over YorVoice… . And now, 5 … Continue reading

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Kim Strong returns to York Daily Record; FlipSidePA among first projects

Former York Daily Record editor Kim Strong returns as special projects/new ventures editor and will help FlipSidePA improve and expand its focus on the entertainment scene in central Pa. Continue reading

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YDR’s street team at York St. Patrick’s Day Parade: On the other side of the lens

.@ydrcom getting ready for St. Patrick’s parade in #ilyc @paradelady #yspdp pic.twitter.com/8jE4qiC1Z5 — Buffy Andrews (@Buffyandrews) March 14, 2015 Part of the York, Pa., Daily Record’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade crew. (Wonder how many times that newly installed YDR logo … Continue reading

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Scenes from around the York Daily Record – and at home

New sign @ydrcom @JamesMcClure @Rparker717 @signsnowhanover pic.twitter.com/DYEj1Jmatl — Buffy Andrews (@Buffyandrews) March 13, 2015 The newly lettered wall at the YDR. After Buffy, a writer of many successful books, tweeted this, I replied: “What? None of your books up there … Continue reading

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Trauma experts help YDR, Digital First Media kick off peer support program for journalists

Thursday is a big day for us. We’ll be hosting several colleagues from Digital First Media’s Pennsylvania newsrooms, as well as a few of our own YDR staffers, to kick off our trauma journalism peer-support program. The program, and this … Continue reading

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