Editor & Publisher has named the Orlando Sentinel one of ten newspapers “That Do It Right 2016.” Their article focused specifically on our newsroom wide initiative to focus on video, our “video first” mentality that permeates all our decisions.
After a companywide reorganization in 2014, Orlando Sentinel interactive and visuals manager Todd Stewart thought it was time for the newspaper to dive deeper into video. That’s when the company decided to make radical changes to the department. Without eliminating any jobs, Stewart said they became “video first.” They equipped their videographers with mobile video kits, which include an iPad, a tripod and a microphone to capture breaking news and to make it easier to upload to the news site immediately.”
This is a huge honor and a credit to our newsroom’s hard work.
Read the full .pdf of the article here10 Newspapers That Do It Right 2016_ Finding Success with Audience, Digital and New Revenue Ideas – Editor & Publisher