All Blog Posts By Topic, Creativity & Imagination, Journalism, Marketing, Writing Tips

The Need for Design Thinking

Empathy and creative collaboration are at the forefront of innovative success. Learn more in this AAN 2014 Convention recap! On July 12, 2014, the final day of the AAN 2014 Convention, held in Nashville, TN, Justin Ferrell, instructor at Stanford University’s d.School discussed the importance of creative risk taking, experimentation, team collaboration and the effect… Continue reading The Need for Design Thinking

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Long-Form Journalism: The Art of Storytelling

Learn why narrative stories need "heat, meat and an angle." Here's all you need to know about long-form journalism from some talented, seasoned writers and editors. On July 12, 2014, the final day of the AAN Convention 2014, a panel of three seasoned journalists discussed the art of storytelling—how to write in-depth narrative stories that… Continue reading Long-Form Journalism: The Art of Storytelling

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Create a Captivating Reader Experience through Design

Learn the importance of a visually rich publication. On July 11, 2014, during the AAN Convention 2014 in Nashville, TN, Jandos Rothstein (http://jandos.com), creative director at the Washington City Paper, hosted “Enterprising Interiors,” a workshop during which he offered ideas on how to spark more reader engagement by enhancing the visual design elements of a… Continue reading Create a Captivating Reader Experience through Design