So, last night was super fun.
I joined co-workers Brittany Wilson and Sarah Chain to kickoff the NewsVroom’s yearlong initiative of visiting York County libraries.
We traveled to Dover Area Community Library, where I had the opportunity to present my ideaLab project to Girl Scout Troop #20195.
Before a mock press conference, I discussed basic apps (QuickVoice, iMovie, Notability, 360Pano, etc.) and I got to play this video of this old man with his funny cane.
The best part: One of the girls recommended I go set up my “office” at Chuck-E-Cheese.
Here are some photos from the event:
I had to drive the NewsVroom van, because — let’s be honest — everyone else was scared to.
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Stop by Martin Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to meet YDR books editor Sarah Chain and share your ideas for coverage.
So, here’s the deal.
Part of my ideaLab project is to drag other people down with me.
Next week, my victim is York Daily Record/Sunday News books editor and multi-platform features journalist (and my super awesome friend) Sarah Chain.
I’m coordinating with York County Libraries to hold a meet-up Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Martin library downtown for book lovers and people who have input about ydr.com, the York Daily Record/Sunday News and any of our other bajillion awesome products. Continue reading
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