Video Tips

How to submit an FOIA Request

Jenifer McKim, senior reporter with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers five tips for preparing and submitting a request under the Freedom of Information Act.

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How to Get the Best Sound

How to get the best sound from an interview

Chris Burrell, radio reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers seven tips for recording that big interview.

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How to follow the document trail

Jenifer McKim, senior reporter with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers four tips for reporting a story through public and private documents.

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How to build trust with a source

Jenifer McKim, senior reporter with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers four tips for building trust with a person serving as a news source.

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How to Get Good Sound Bites

How to get good sound bites

Alvaro Congosto, videographer and adjunct lecturer at Boston University, offers five tips for capturing short excerpts from video interviews.

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How to spot a good story idea

Chris Burrell, radio reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers three tips when you're stuck for a story idea.

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How To Find Ambient Sound

How to find ambient sound for radio reporting

Chris Burrell, radio reporter for the New England Center for Investigative Reporting at Boston University, offers five tips for capturing background noise for your radio report.

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