What's it like to be a multi-media journalist? What does an "MMJ" even do? Follow along with one day in the life of LaSalle Blanks of WTNH in New Haven, Connecticut to find out. This interactive timeline was created by Quinnipiac University Assistant Professor of Journalism Ben Bogardus using KnightLab's open source timeline tool.
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Thanks to WTNH, Keith Connors, LaSalle Blanks, NATPE Faculty Development Grant, and the KnightLab for help with this project. All multimedia elements are original creations of the author, used with permission, or used under the "Fair Use" copyright exemption.
Bogardus is currently an assistant professor of journalism at Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, where he teaches broadcast news producing, writing, reporting and podcasting. He previously worked as an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award winning producer at TV stations in Florida, Texas and Washington, D.C. More from Ben: 5 newsroom trends journalism educators need to note.