If you watch the news, then you probably know the news lingo. They are those highly predictable phrases that seem to pop up in story after story. I had a news director who called it ‘Journalese’ and it was banned in his newsroom.
I wanted to find a way to convey just how interesting and diverse a life in news is, so after doing a story about a guy who created a cool map…I decided to make my own. It’s a Google map that allows me to place markers at the locations I’ve found myself.
If you take a trip down almost any rural road in Oklahoma you’ll come across some of the most American stories. On this trip to a small farm north of Enid, Oklahoma I came across some men in love truly in love with the country, only they’re not from this country at all.
The Red Dirt Rebellion is Oklahoma’s only all-female, banked-track roller derby league. If you think you know roller-derby, think again.