A popular children's song asks, "Who are the people in your neighbourhood?". As simple as it sounds, that one question is a foundation of journalism. It is telling stories that people care about, that people talk about. It is talking about the neighbourhood, what it is, what it does, and what it feels like to live here.
gerryphelannews was established to help reporters, editors, anchors and personalities tell those stories.
My specialty always was LOCAL, LOCAL, LOCAL.
I have shared my 'clothesline news' strategy with news people around the world, one on one. And it has been fun!
I'm not a paper pusher, I'm a newsie with more than three decades of learning, teaching, and supporting the best in the business.