Category Archives: Kaitlyn Yeager

Hardlinks made easy, the digital first way

As we evolve toward our goal of truly being digital first journalists, our set of skills changes and grows. It is clear that “hardlinking” a story from our website directly to another site, such as a blog, is an important … Continue reading

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Workshop tackles blogging on your beat

Reporters and editors at the New Haven Register participated in a workshop on “Beat Blogging” with Digital First Media Community Engagement and Social Media Director Steve Buttry February 28. CLICK HERE to download an MP3 audio recording of the workshop … Continue reading

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Newsroom staff gets ‘Introduction to Metrics:’ Listen to the replay

Reporters and editors at the New Haven Register, Register Citizen and Middletown Press participated in an “Introduction to Newsroom Metrics” workshop with Digital First Media Community Engagement and Social Media Director Steve Buttry February 29. It started with a basic … Continue reading

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WordPress, good SEO offer new showcase for staff photography, archives

The New Haven Register launched an adjunct to its main website yesterday. “Media Center,” found at http://photos.newhavenregister.com, is dedicated to photo stories, and built completely with WordPress and Slideshow Pro. It was built by a team of geniuses from the … Continue reading

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Google Maps used to show roof collapses, road closures

This winter’s repeated heavy snowfall led to roof collapses across Connecticut. Register Citizen Community Engagement Editor Kaitlyn Yeager and reporter Jenny Golfin teamed up to chart incidents of roof collapse across the entire state, utilizing our own reporting and that … Continue reading

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Online photo gallery, exhibit bring Flood of ’55 to life

When The Register Citizen opened its Newsroom Cafe in December, we launched with an exhibit of historic photos of the Flood of 1955 from the archives of the Torrington Register and Winsted Evening Citizen. Community Engagement Editor Kaitlyn Yeager capitalized … Continue reading

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Editors curate social media to tell story of winter storm, local athlete’s jump to NBA

The free online tool Storify is enabling journalists to tell stories through the curation of citizen’s posts on Twitter. Register Citizen Community Engagement Editor Kaitlyn Yeager used it to tell the visual story of a huge snowstorm that hit Northwest … Continue reading

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