January 10, 2015
Letter From Jacqui Banaszynski
Jacqui Banaszynski, one of our dearest speakers, writes Christmas letters to friends and family every year. Much of the one she wrote this year talks about her time in Romania and the serendipitous moments that conferences like us can create. We republished the letter, with Jacqui’s permission.
January 9, 2015
Amy O’Leary on getting the audience’s attention
Storytelling techniques that journalists can use to get more attention for their stories in a crowded online environment, from the new Editorial Director of Upworthy.
November 24, 2014
Reporting Tips From Jacqui Banaszynski
At the fourth edition of The Power of Storytelling, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and veteran coach Jacqui Banaszynski offered a few interviewing tips to help reporters become better listeners and tell better stories.
October 25, 2014
Cluj edition takeaways
After two days of storytelling wisdom in Bucharest, we moved to Cluj for an afternoon of stories with Cristian Lupsa, editor of Decât o Revistă magazine, Mircea Tomescu, communication specialist, and Jacqui Banaszynski, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter, editor, and coach.
October 17, 2014
What happened on the first day of The Power of Storytelling conference.
October 12, 2014
Q&A De Correspondent: Journalism is Storytelling
De Correspondent co-founders Rob Wijnberg and Ernst-Jan Pfauth talked to us about the challenges behind their crowdfunding success, digital storyelling, and the ideal of objectivity in journalism.
October 7, 2014
Q&A Leigh Hafrey: Storytelling as a leadership tool
We talked with MIT Sloan School of Management Lecturer Leigh Hafrey about the connection between good leaders and good storytellers, and about how to use stories to teach.
September 15, 2014
Q&A Jacqui Banaszynski: Pay attention to the world around you
The lessons of a Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter, editor and teacher to young journalists: be deeply curious, listen to people, read with a learning mind, find mentors. And never stop.
September 10, 2014
Reading list for students: Kelley Benham
The assigments Kelley Benham French is recommending to her students at Indiana University.
September 2, 2014
Q&A Amy O’Leary: Everyone is trying to be innovative right now
New York Times reporter and digital specialist Amy O’Leary talked to us about about social media, innovative newsrooms and her advice to young journalists.
August 14, 2014
Reading list: Jonah Sachs
Jonah Sachs recommends a list of marketing books for communicators who want to understand their audiences better.
August 2, 2014
Q&A Lisa Pollak: What makes a good storyteller
Reporter and radio producer Lisa Pollak talked to us about the elements of a good story, what makes radio storytelling unique and what it means to be a good radio talker.
July 20, 2014
Reading list: Leigh Hafrey
Leigh Hafrey, a lecturer in ethics, communication, and leadership at MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a Senior Moderator for the Aspen Institute, recommends his favourite books, articles and movies on leadership.
July 2, 2014
Q&A Chris Jones: What we write and read matters
Esquire writer-at-large Chris Jones talked to us about his work, the qualities of a good storyteller and what makes him come back to Romania for the third time. He is currently covering the World Cup in Brazil for ESPN.
June 4, 2014
Reading list: Jacqui Banaszynski
We asked Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter, editor and teacher Jacqui Banaszynski to recommend some of her favourite non fiction books.