Tag Archives: Steve Buttry

Kicking off high school sports in York County with a Vroom

There is so much to catch up with in regard to NewsVroom’s debut Friday night at the West York vs. Central York football game. Let’s start with some links about the launch. In this short video, YDR.com Managing Editor Randy … Continue reading

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Can newsrooms help lead a digital first transformation throughout the community?

I received an intriguing tweet the other day. @rparker717 @stevebuttry @jxpaton curious to know if you think that #digitalfirst could work as well in schools as it has for newspapers? It came from Doug Walters, who describes himself on Twitter … Continue reading

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Journos visiting YDR/YSN: ‘We’ve had great discussions today with our Polish visitors’

York Daily Record/Sunday News mobile journalist Brittany Wilson led a team that included two journalists from Poland to engage with the public at the York Galleria. Mirek Kowalski and Jarek Tokarczyk of Gazeta Olsztynska visited the York Daily Record/Sunday News … Continue reading

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York County wins grant for mobile media lab to promote future of local news

UPDATE 8/28/12: The mobile media lab is now known as NewsVroom. Follow our visits with the community and tell us how we can help at the NewsVroom’s new blog. ———————————————————– Congratulations, York County. You have won! The York Daily Record’s … Continue reading

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What they are saying about ‘Finding Their Way Out’

The caption with this image on the ‘Finding their way out’ interactive package sums up the project: ‘On April 24, 2003, hundreds of people in a Red Lion junior high cafeteria witnessed a killing. Then they saw the shooter, a … Continue reading

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The YDR.com mobile media lab would be a vehicle for change

Steve Buttry, our company’s Director of Community Engagement & Social Media, wants fresh ideas for improving the relationships between the York Daily Record/Sunday News and our community. He’d like us to find new ways to do some of the great … Continue reading

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Socializing York: The many ways we are interacting with readers

Our newsroom is daily – hourly – interacting with our readers through social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, blogging. So when Digital First Media’s widely consulted social media guru Steve Buttry asked for an overview of the ways we’re engaging … Continue reading

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Newsroom culture of excellence, foundational document No. 9: Resetting job descriptions to digital

This is a generic job description for journalists at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. These descriptions have been retooled from a print-centric emphasis to digitally oriented functions. A problem with this: As soon as they’re issued, they become dated with … Continue reading

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Digital First visits newsroom via Steve Buttry

Steve Buttry, director of Community Engagement and Social Media for Digital First, visited the newsroom today to discuss community engagement. We livestreamed the session (here’s the video) and curated tweets into a Storify presentation.

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Steve Buttry visits Buffy’s World as guest blogger

If you write a blog, it’s sometimes nice to ask someone to be a guest blogger. Most peeps love this sort of thing. It gives them another platform on which to speak and provides awesome content and another voice for … Continue reading

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