Tutorials

ELEMENTS OF STORYTELLING
A Multimedia Storytelling Lexicon, Mark Berkey-Gerard [TERMS AND EXAMPLES]
Alex Blumberg’s “And What’s Interesting…” Storytelling Test
Ira Glass of This American Life on the building blocks of good storytelling
-Part 1 – The Building Blocks of a Story [VIDEO]
-Part 2 – On Finding Great Stories [VIDEO]
-Part 3 – On Good Taste [VIDEO]
-Part 4 – Two Common Pitfalls [VIDEO]

MULTIMEDIA OVERVIEW
Quick Multimedia Reporting Checklist, Mark Berkey-Gerard [LIST OF EQUIPMENT AND BASIC REPORTING TIPS]

MOBILE REPORTING
Mobile Journalism Reporting Tools Guide, Reynolds Journalism Institute [APPS OVERVIEW]

PHOTOGRAPHY
Photojournalism 101: A quick and dirty guide to photographing your story, Common Language Project [PDF HANDOUT]
Photoshop: How to Resize and Save Photos for the Web, Mark Berkey-Gerard [VIDEO SCREENCAST]
Adobe Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts for versions 5 through CS4, Trevor Morris [REFERENCE LIST]
Photoshop
Photoshop: 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How to Do

AUDIO
On Interviewing – Alex Blumberg, Transom.org [BLOG POST]
Audio 101: A quick and dirty guide to recording your story, Common Language Project [PDF HANDOUT]
Gathering Audio by Brian Storm, MediaStorm.com [BLOG POST]
Really Simple Audio for Bloggers: From Recorder to WordPress.com, Mark Berkey-Gerard [BLOG POST WITH SCREENCASTS]
How to Convert Audio Files Using Switch, Mark Berkey-Gerard [VIDEO SCREENCAST]
Audacity Basics for Journalists, Mark Berkey-Gerard [VIDEO SCREENCAST]

VIDEO
Video 101 Shooting Basics, Vimeo.com [VIDEO]
Video 101: Editing Basics, Vimeo.com [VIDEO]
Video Techniques, Knight Digital Media Center [WEB TUTORIAL]
Video: The Five Shot Rule, BBC Training Video [VIDEO]

Final Cut
Final Cut Pro X basics
Final Cut Pro X Tutorial Beginners video (Matthew Pearce)
Final Cut Pro X Tips and Tricks video (Matthew Pearce)
 
Import still images into Final Cut
How to import YouTube videos into Final Cut
How to import an Animated GIF into Final Cut

Adobe Premiere Pro
Five editing basics in Premiere Pro (with video tutorials)
Adobe Premiere basic editing techniques (with video tutorials)
Adobe Premiere Pro basics video (Dan Stevers)

How to Import Videos and Images into Premiere

Animated Video Makers
PowToon
Animaker
RawShorts

MAPS
Google Maps
Google Fusion Tables
Intro to making maps with Google My Maps and Fusion Tables (MBG)
StoryMap

GRAPHS, CHARTS AND INFOGRAPHICS
Intro to Infographic Makers (MBG)
Data Visualization Catalogue– Tool to figure out which graphs or charts are best for your info
Plot.ly
Google Sheets
Google Charts – this is a more robust version of Google Sheets
Infogr.am
Silk
Piktochart  – Make an infographic using a template

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