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Visualizing Public Radio


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Visualizing Public Radio

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Visualizing Public Radio

  1. 1. Visualizing PublicRadioGrant Slater, Visual Journalist, KPCC
  2. 2. Visualizing reporters stories Covering big news eventsVideo Radio
  3. 3. •Visualizing public radio•Establishing a visual identity•Curating like-minded content•Building community around • • •
  4. 4. InstaRadio - The +’s and -’s• Personality Building• Immediate Action• Loyalty - Engagement• Fast and Easy• Not a huge traffic-driver• Quality is key• Not web-native
  5. 5. Who will Instagram for you?•Everyone can be a photographer.•One team manages and distributes.•Make the rules clear.
  6. 6. InstaRadio @ KPCC@KPCC @grantslater @maeryan @maya_sugarman@taketwoshow @sandentotten @harpla
  7. 7. The Tubes• Make it easy on yourself. Hashtags.• Use services like or
  8. 8. What should you Instagram?People whovisit your stationNews photos Animals!Flowers! #pubradio nerddom Behind the scenes
  9. 9. Connect With YourCommunity•Ask your audience for images.•Partner with local Instagrammers/community builders.•Dont be afraid to give it air time.•Go to Instameets. Do a radio story onan Instameet.
  10. 10. Make Better Images•Photography rules apply. Rule of thirds,light and storytelling.•Avoid Blur and Blown-Out Highlights•Shoot > Edit > Share/Publish•Get closer. People are just people.
  11. 11. Tools (i.e. Apps)•Most important, ditch the built-in camera app.Camera+ ProCameraAfterlight Filterstorm
  12. 12. Other Apps• Android: ProCapture, Camera Zoom FX, Camera JB+• Editing: VSCO CAM, Snapseed, PS Express, PhotoForge 2, Decim8,Glitche, Blender, PicFrame• Shooting: Filmic Pro (Video), Hipstamatic, KitCam• Sharing: EyeEm, Backspaces, Starmatic, Vine, Snapchat, Echograph
  13. 13. Stay In TouchE-Mail: gslater@scpr.orgTwitter: @grantslaterInstagram: @grantslaterhttp://grant-slater.comTwitter: @AudioVisionInstagram: