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Joanne Stevens News Coach Blog


  1. Announcing Joanne's Blog!
  2. Breathing And Speaking On Air
  3. Articulation, Pronunciation And Dialect On Air
  4. Breaking News- Broken Writing- Reporting vs. Regurgitating
  5. The Rushed Reporter’s Interview and Standups (Part I)
  6. Live Standups - Part II
  7. Lessons from the News Coach: Your Natural Speaking Voice
  8. Breast Stroking In- Tapping Into Your Natural Voice
  9. When Anchors Misspeak
  10. Smooth and Polished: Great for Decorative Flat Stones-  or Count Dracula- but Wrong for your TV and Radio Speaking Style
  11. It's Not About You.. It's About Us 
  12. Voice-Over - Cognitive Chunks and Pausing: A Tip and a Common Liability
  13. A Random Catharsis: Interviews, Cheesy Live Hits.. and Weak Starts to Live Reports
  14. Writing: Tell It Like It Is (with thanks to Aaron Neville)
  15. When Ledes Kill….
  16. Journalism Inspiration from a ‘Faulty’ Building A Lesson Learned from my Vacation
  17. Crossing over part 1: A video primer for print journalists
  18. Crossing over part 2: Audio advice for print reporters
  19. Crossing over part 3: Stringing the Elements Together
  20. Effective Story Telling Needs Facts
  21. Top Tips for Business Radio Journalists
  22. It’s Hypnotic. It’s Invisible. It’s Radio!
  23. News Coach: So you want to be an anchor?
  24. News Coach: More surprises about anchoring
  25. News Coach: Being a terrific anchor
  26. News Coach: Many Roads Lead to Electronic Journalism
  27. Alternative Roads to Electronic Journalism
  28. News Coach: Breathe naturally, speak naturally
  29. Find and use a compelling voice for storytelling
  30. We are not professional emojis
  31. The Energy in your Presentation: Not a Fossil Fuel!
  32. Journalists and born this way
  33. Learning from Bad Choices
  34. Your Media Training Re-Boot Part 1 of 2
  35. Your Media Training Re-Boot: Part 2 of 2
  36. Remote On-Camera Interviews During a Pandemic- Part 1
  37. Remote On-Camera Interviews During a Pandemic- Part 2 Lighting and Audio Tips
  38. Podcasting! What's Old is New Again
  39. Cautions to New Reporters on the Rise: Your Live Hits
  40. Recorded Audio Interviews