Category Archives: Editor

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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Page 2 feature didn’t work for YDR readers, so we made a change

Sometimes, a news organization tries something, and it doesn’t work. That was the case with “Start Your Day Here,” a Page 2 feature in the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News since October.

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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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Storms in York, Pa.: ‘You all have done a great job of covering this snow-and-cold-blasted county’

The York, Pa., Daily Record’s Paul Kuehnel captured what is certain to be an iconic moment in the storms of 2013-2014. ‘@JamesMcClure someone tweeted me that it reminds them of a beach, which I didn’t see before they mentioned it but it does!’ Paul wrote.

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‘Sometimes this is how you get to work in #yorkpa’

‘Sometimes this is how you get to work in #yorkpa,’ the York, Pa., Daily Record’s Brad Jennings wrote in a Tweet. He was referring to the cross country skis behind the YDR’s Steph Reighart, who made the trek to the office this a.m.

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It takes YDR teamwork to cover a York County snowstorm

So a York Daily Record journo was trying to travel this a.m. from the Holiday Inn to the YDR’s Loucks Road office.

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Here’s an astute explanation of ‘Changing Times’ in the news business

This is the intro page to a project ‘Changing Times: How the media is refashioning the daily newsfeed.’ The project by the Mercury in Pottstown is an interesting look at the transitioning media landscape.

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Central York ‘Prowler’ editor has the right stuff

The staff of Central York, Pa., High School’s student-run newspaper ‘The Prowler’ is joined by language arts teacher Cindy Hogentogler in this 2011 photo. That was the year that the instructor earned a scholarship to attend the Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Arizona.

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