Multimedia journalism is able to give a personal touch to people’s stories in a powerful way. NPR has taken a commonly reported issue and shown it in different light.
By using photography and voices, NPR illustrates the way three people are finding work after struggles, and others who are continuing their passions. Look through this multimedia feature to watch their personal accounts and get to know a humble group of the employed.
This multimedia feature is paired with a text story, “Signs of life in the labor market”. Is this paring effective with the multimedia feature? What does the multimedia aspect give to this piece that couldn’t be accomplished without it? For more examples of effective multimedia journalism, look through NPR’s other features, or check out the selections in The New York Times, National Geographic.