Archive for the ‘OTA Talent News’ Category

Colleagues happily working in a room
OTA Talent Web Team - July 12, 20244:30 PM
Newsrooms must adapt to stay ahead of the curve. One key strategy for success is fostering a culture of innovation, where experimentation and creative approaches are encouraged and valued. By embracing new methods and technologies, news organizations can stay ahead of the competition and deliver engaging, high-quality content to their audiences. Encouraging Experimentation In order to […]
A journalist interviewing a runner
OTA Talent Web Team - July 10, 20244:30 PM
As a sports journalist, finding your niche is crucial to standing out in the competitive field of sports journalism. Developing a specialization in a specific sport or area of sports can make you more attractive to potential employers and help you create a loyal audience who values your analysis and insights. In this blog, we […]
A person filming two men holding papers
OTA Talent Web Team - July 8, 20244:30 PM
Crafting effective Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests is crucial for journalists seeking to uncover important information about government activities. Mastering the art of public records requests can lead to powerful reporting and a more informed public. Here, we will explore the key elements of successful FOIA requests and provide guidance on navigating the process. Understanding […]
A quadcopter drone
OTA Talent Web Team - July 5, 202412:30 AM
The advent of drone technology has revolutionized the way journalists capture and present news. Drone journalism, a relatively new field, has opened up new avenues for storytelling and aerial coverage. With the ability to capture high-quality video and images from unique vantage points, drones have become an essential tool for journalists seeking to tell compelling […]
Cursor clicking on the security logo
OTA Talent Web Team - July 3, 20244:30 PM
Newsrooms today face an ever-evolving array of cybersecurity threats that put their sensitive information and critical operations at risk. From nation-state actors to cybercriminal groups, adversaries are increasingly targeting media organizations to steal data, disrupt reporting, and sow disinformation. The stakes are high – a successful cyberattack can compromise journalistic integrity, erode public trust, and even […]
A female news reporter at a crime scene
OTA Talent Web Team - July 1, 20244:30 PM
As the media industry continues to evolve, it’s crucial for news organizations to invest in the development of aspiring broadcast journalists. A well-structured mentorship program can not only help cultivate new talent but also promote diversity and inclusion within the newsroom. In this blog, we’ll explore the benefits of implementing a mentorship program and provide […]
Man holding green paper
OTA Talent Web Team - June 28, 20244:30 PM
The advent of AI tools has revolutionized the way news is produced, enabling journalists to focus on the creative aspects of storytelling while AI handles the more mundane tasks. This shift has significant implications for the future of news production, as AI tools can streamline workflows, enhance storytelling, and improve overall efficiency. AI-Assisted Transcription One of […]
Woman in purple dress recording a podcast
OTA Talent Web Team - June 26, 20244:30 PM
The journalism industry is constantly evolving, with new platforms and mediums emerging to deliver news and information to audiences around the globe. One such medium that has experienced explosive growth in recent years is podcasts. These on-demand audio programs have revolutionized the way people consume news, offering a convenient and accessible alternative to traditional forms […]
Selective focus photography of gray stainless steel condenser microphone
OTA Talent Web Team - June 24, 20244:30 PM
Small market broadcasting often gets overshadowed in the media industry by the glitz and glamour of major media hubs. However, for those with a keen eye for opportunity, small market broadcasting can offer a unique pathway to success. In this article, our talent management services look into the world of small market broadcasting, exploring the untapped potential and […]
Three people stand under an umbrella with another holding Styrofoam above a camera, operating a RED DRAGON camera outside beside the street with a car seen passing in the background, showcasing how investigative journalism requires reporters to be out and about getting their hands dirty.
OTA Talent Web Team - June 17, 20244:30 PM
The world of investigative journalism is constantly evolving. In the digital age, new and industry-leading journalists have access to an unprecedented amount of information, presenting both opportunities and challenges. While traditional shoe-leather reporting remains crucial, investigative journalism is increasingly utilizing data analysis tools and open-source intelligence (OSINT) techniques to uncover hidden truths and expose wrongdoing. Embracing Data Analysis […]