Category storytelling

How can you think like a journalist to improve your mental health?

As a mental health advocate, I know the power of self-care. As a former TV journalist, I know the impact a stressful work environment can have on one’s mental health. And as a journalist who did not know how to…

Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch and a Love of Good Writing

I recently had the occasion to see the new Wes Anderson film, The French Dispatch, and it did not disappoint. This is particularly true because I – along with some members of my writing team – love Anderson’s films and…

What draws me into a story?

We have too many choices:   Endless stories to read in a newspaper spread out in front of me at the breakfast table. Countless TV news channels and streaming apps. A website with dozens, if not hundreds, of links for stories to…

Media Mouth: Crunchbase News’ Chris Metinko on Key Elements for a Good Story

Editor’s note: This blog post and interview are part of Bospar’s new Media Mouth series, which provides industry insights from some of today’s top tech journalists and writers. Chris Metinko is a senior reporter for Crunchbase News covering enterprise tech startups,…

Dad, Game Shows and Four Truths About PR Everyone Should Know

I am a big fan of classic game shows. “What’s My Line,” “To Tell the Truth” and “Concentration” are great oldies to enjoy. Truth be told: I wanted to be a game show host when I was a kid. When…