Posts tagged: Journalism Training

Gary Perna Journalist

By David Lindenmuth         HAZLETON–For as long as he can remember, 2010 Mahanoy Area graduate Gary Perna has wanted to be a news reporter. “I grew up watching Nolan Johannes every night on WNEP and always wanted his job,” Perna said. In 2012, Perna earned an Associate’s...   Read More

The Story of You

Coal Cracker reporters met over the summer at the Teen Canteen in Mahanoy City for a skill-development exercise called The Story of You, which was geared toward interviewing and profile writing. Share this article...

Photography and Life Lessons

By Kassidy Ravina and Sara Dimmick         Photography is like telling a story with pictures. That’s what we learned in a “Smart Photos with Smart Phones” workshop on January 30 at the Teen Canteen with journalist Garry Pierre-Pierre, the Executive Director of the Community Reporting Alliance, which...   Read More

Smart Photos with Smart Phones

Pulitzer Prize Winner on Mobile Reporting Garry Pierre-Pierre, a Pulitzer Prize-winning, multi-media and entrepreneurial journalist, will lead the free Coal Cracker workshop “Smart Photos with Smart Phones” on Saturday, January 30, from noon – 2pm, at the Teen Canteen in Mahanoy City. The workshop is open to young people grades...   Read More

Free Journalism Training

Coal Cracker will host the FREE journalism skills workshop “News Writing and Reporting for Your Community” on Thursday, July 9, from 1:00 – 2:00 pm, on the second floor of the Mahanoy City Public Library at 17-19 West Mahanoy Street in the borough. Veteran journalists Chris Mele and Meg McGuire...   Read More

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