Resources for multimedia storytellers
Key issues in content production, PR management and broadcasting.
11 things we can learn from Sesame Street’s Grover about media interview training
Even for seasoned professionals, butterflies might still float in the stomach whilst readying for an interview. Only strategic preparation and practice create a confident, and likable, spokesperson.Read More
What the host of Netflix’s “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons” can teach us about virtual interviewing
Paul Connolly, an investigative journalist from Ireland and host of the first season of Netflix’s “Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons,” offered his tips to online interviewing in a recent “The Journalism.co.uk Podcast.”Read More
Another trophy for the mantel!
When we launched our start-up Blinder, one of the first emails I wrote was to Emirates Team New Zealand. I didn’t know how they’d respond – or even if. I didn’t know anyone there. They certainly didn’t know me.Read More
Blinder’s Best of 2020
The conversations that inspired us at Blinder in 2020. #thisisBlinderRead More
How to Make Your Computer Faster (without Buying or Downloading Anything)
It’s a really good time to improve the performance of your computer by leaving the digital traces of 2020 behind. If your system is running slow, regularly crashing or otherwise acting strangely, the first thing you should do is check for Malware.Read More
The Right Stuff
Blinder transformed Stuff’s ability to report on the unfolding drama of Vote 2020. We were able to mount a fast-moving 4-hour livestream, at a fraction of the cost spent by other media organisations. This truly was a game-changer!Read More
Is the Secret to Success Just Being Average?
We regularly overestimate our own qualities and abilities in relation to those of other people. This is a condition of cognitive bias termed illusory superiority. You can go read the science for yourself, but I’m here to argue given this condition, achieving success lies not in begin superior but being….well, average.Read More
The Future of Radio…is Video
Experts agree that for radio stations to survive, they’ll need to adopt digital infrastructure and adapt to non-linear channels. To compete in this media landscape, their content will have to serve a wide range of audiences on various platforms. And, to reap the rewards of those channels, many will turn to video storytelling.Read More
11 reasons competitive PR & content teams prefer Blinder
“We want to tell great stories ourselves and through the media, to take everyone further behind the scenes than ever before, and to deeply connect our team with fans, viewers and sponsors.” Nearly every pro and college sports team have goals along the lines of the above. But for the communications professionals behind the headlines,…Read More