Sunday, November 18, 2018

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Lane DeGregory

Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 48 - Getting personal

Lane DeGregory podcast: Episode 48 - Getting personal

This week’s conversation is about writing first-person essays and interjecting yourself as a character in stories.To read the story from the podcast: A mom and her memories. And read Grady’s Gift.A new podcast is available each Wednesday ...
Published: 11/13/18
Updated: 11/14/18
Episode 47: Storm stories

Episode 47: Storm stories

Tampa Bay Times reporter Zack Sampson joins the podcast to talk about covering hurricanes. Sampson went to report from Florida’s Panhandle as Hurricane Michael closed in.Read some of his coverage here: “We’re broken here,” Ban...
Published: 11/06/18
Updated: 11/07/18
Episode 46: A ghost story

Episode 46: A ghost story

In honor of Halloween, today’s podcast revisits the story of Ma Barker’s house.Read it here: Ghostly warning.A new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Tampa Bay Times’ website and a variety of places, including iTunes...
Updated one month ago
Episode 45: Changing the narrative

Episode 45: Changing the narrative

This week, listen to Mark Lorando, editor and vice president of content for the NOLA Media Group, as he talks about the future of journalism.And find links to two of his newsroom’s recent projects here: The Children of Central City and A Fragil...
Updated one month ago
Episode 44: War stories

Episode 44: War stories

Former Virginian-Pilot colleagues - Denise Watson and Vicki Cronis-Nohe - join the podcast to talk about our days together.Below, check out the video they created for one of the stories discussed in the podcast.A new podcast is available each Wednesd...
Updated one month ago
Episode 43: Follow your bliss

Episode 43: Follow your bliss

Today’s episode features the Tampa Bay Times' John Pendygraft, an award-winning photojournalist, who talks about his love for Joseph Campbell and anthropology and storytelling.Read the series referenced in this episode:By Lane DeGregory / Times...
Updated one month ago
Episode 42: One Way Out

Episode 42: One Way Out

This week, we discuss a story about a high school football player from Florida who dreamed of making his way to the NFL.Read the story here: In Pahokee, football serves as a way outA new podcast is available each Wednesday morning on the Tampa Bay Ti...
Updated: 2 months ago
Episode 17: Ingredients and the big idea

Episode 17: Ingredients and the big idea

Today’s WriteLane is about what you need to pull together a compelling story.Read the stories referenced in the podcast below.The dresserBy Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterMiss St. Petersburg still needs one more outfit, for the finale on sw...
Updated: 2 months ago
Episode 14: From blind date to BFF

Episode 14: From blind date to BFF

Today’s WriteLane is about getting access and creating intimacy with the subjects of your stories.The weekly podcast features Lane DeGregory, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Tampa Bay Times, discussing her stories and answering questio...
Updated: 2 months ago
Episode 18: Finding your voice

Episode 18: Finding your voice

Today’s WriteLane is about being distinctive as a writer but also true to your subject.It references a story titled When Every Day at Work is Pay Day. Read it below:By Lane DeGregory / Times Staff WriterHe shuffles along the sidewalk, his hands...
Updated: 2 months ago