YDR Insider

Part of the USA Today Network

Community engagement Archives

This is a generic job description for journalists at the York Daily Record/Sunday News. These descriptions have been retooled from a print-centric emphasis to digitally oriented functions. A problem with this: As soon as they’re issued, they become dated with the wealth of new digital tools coming available. Perhaps now

Traditionally, newspapers measured their success in circulation – the number of papers sold each day. That’s how most of us referred to newspapers around the country. “Hey, I heard Bob got a job at the Baltimore Sun. They’re over 200,000, aren’t they?” Today, that measure does not begin to reflect

This is part of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News daily news budget, an oft-referenced tool in our newsroom. Several years ago, we reshaped the budget to reflect our growing push to put our stories and photos on a multitude of digital platforms – today known as web, mobile, tablets

I was honored to accept the Public Service award at a recent Pennsylvania Newspaper Association event on behalf of the Daily Record/Sunday News staff for their work on the “Fat Battleground” series on obesity in York County. Following are my remarks: As opinion page editor, my involvement in special projects