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Sports Journalism 101: Getting it 'Write' [VIDEO]

By Jim Dahline, 04/01/15, 7:45AM CDT


Watch the session with Star Tribune high school sports editor Paul Klauda

Paul Klauda, High School Sports Editor at the Star Tribune, led a session devoted to Getting it “Write”. He stressed the importance of the first two or three paragraphs of any story and how they should be constructed to provide unique, compelling details that will attract the broadest spectrum of readers. He also stressed about the importance of knowing basic grammar and style rules. Watch the video below.

Jim Dahline

About Jim

Jim Dahline is Director of Product Marketing at SportsEngine. He is active with many customers and specifically with tournaments. He is on the planning committee for US Pond Hockey Championships, serves on the board as Sponsorship/Fundraising Coordinator for Edina Hockey, coaches 6U hockey, and coaches kindergarten soccer for Edina Soccer Association.

Jim is a strong supporter of the American Development Model (ADM) and has completed SafeSport (07/17).

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