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The difference a video workshop makes

Erica Corder Blog, On Videography, On Work

In March of this year, I flew out to Oklahoma to attend the National Press Photographers Association’s 58th annual News Video Workshop. For a whole week, the talented faculty of the program pushed us for at least 12 hours a day to become better photojournalists. We would attend a full day of training seminars in the morning and afternoons, then …

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Behind the winter 2017 launch of Virginia Tech Engineer

Erica Corder On Photography, On Videography, On Work, On Writing

In winter 2017, I led the launch of the Virginia Tech College of Engineering’s premier digital magazine, Virginia Tech Engineer. It was no easy feat with a two month timeline, but here’s the behind-the-scenes work that went into it: PUTTING TOGETHER CONTENT In total, I wrote eight of the 12 stories for the magazine (including the feature story on the …