Covering a Beat

Each day, Poynter's News University will share a tip, a suggestion or idea to help your reporting, writing, editing, photography, design, and multimedia work better. We'll draw tips from our more than 150 training modules. Follow us on Twitter with our #nutip hashtag. Or subscribe to our RSS feed.

  • #600
    If on a new beat, turn to your predecessor for help with sources (and their contact information), issues, people to watch, helpful public records and unused story ideas.
    Feb 27, 2013
    Covering a Beat, Reporting
  • #6
    If on a new beat, turn to your predecessor for help with sources (and their contact information), issues, people to watch, helpful public records and unused story ideas.
    Mar 13, 2010
    Covering a Beat, Reporting