Tag Archives: behind the scenes

A personality for print

Some radio personalities joke they have the face for radio. Well I have the personality for print.

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The spread of the flu from a journalist’s perspective

A week ago, we weren’t talking about the flu. Friday morning, it will be sprawled across our front page and was already covered in our York City Limits blog. The flu epidemic it seems, cropped up almost literally overnight. Or rather, the media … Continue reading

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Mornings on the YDR website — rescued Chihuahuas, Chick-fil-A and Heather Warner

If you take a look at the ydr.com home page each morning, you might think it’s a random assortment of news, sports and entertainment, put together as things filter in throughout the day. But you would be wrong. Instead, it’s … Continue reading

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Why I gave my FlipCam to a couple high school baseball players

John Clayton explains why he decided to give his FlipCam to a couple West York baseball players during last week’s championship parade.

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Could this be the final design for Mobile Media Lab in York?

Here they are, the latest design plans for the Mobile Media Lab. These reflect conversations we had at a critique session on Wednesday and we think they will stand. Still open for your thoughts, though.

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Behind the scenes of NORAD’s aircraft escorts

We saw it as you posted it Friday evening. Pictures of fighter jets over the Hanover area. We read your posts about the booming sounds, and the low-flying planes. And those tiny Cessnas that appeared to be escorted on by. … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Recognize any of these faces?

When long-time copy editor Gloria Fogal retired recently, she came across a YDR company newsletter from March 0f 1989. It was basically a rundown of new hires and changes in family status. Sitting atop the list of new hires was … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day parade prep

Each year, a group from MediaOnePA and York Daily Record make plans for our entry in the York St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The team is led by marketing manager Krista Mercadante Walton. This year, we’re promoting Smart in the parade. … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes: Yes, those are crystals on my desk

Want to know what I’m working on and why I have crystals on my desk today? Head to smartmagpa.com to find out. PS —

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York reader’s paywall perspective sparks subscription debate

A terrific dialogue has ensued in a recent post I made here at the YDR Insider. It’s exactly the type of conversation we were looking for when we launched this blog site. I shared an email exchange I had with … Continue reading

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