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Episode 40: Paying it forward

Tom Huang, assistant managing editor at The Dallas Morning News, joins the podcast. [DANESE KENON / Times]
Published Sep. 19, 2018
Updated Feb. 17

Today’s podcast is a conversation with Tom Huang, assistant managing editor for features and community engagement at The Dallas Morning News, about the need for - and benefits of - mentoring.

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  1. Author Beth Macy, center, tells the story behind her latest book, Dopesick. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  2. Tom Jones of the Poynter Institute talks about his favorite journalism movies. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  3. In the Tampa Bay Times newsroom, we capture each other's quotes on a wall of fame. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  4. Jan Winburn encourages reporters to put themselves into their stories when they have a unique perspective to add. Martha Asencio-Rhine
  5. Lincoln DeLuna and his family feed ducks on an August afternoon. JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |  Times
  6. Monica Herndon was a regular presence at football and baseball games in Tampa Bay. Julio Aguilar
  7. Victor Becerra, a U.S. citizen born in Mexico, holds a picture of his family drawn by his son. "JOHN PENDYGRAFT   |   TIMES"  |  Tampa Bay Times
  8. Esmeralda Bermudez of the Los Angeles Times talks to high school students. The Pearl Post
  9. Chip Scanlan is a St. Petersburg-based writing coach. Handout
  10. Randy Mink, then mayor of Bowling Green, reacts to the Army Corps of Engineers decision to remove the generator powering City Hall. Times (2004)