“Newspapers are becoming the dinosaur, and the media is now reaching audiences on multiple platforms such as the Internet, tablets, and smart phones. There’s an expectation that photographers should know how to capture a story using multiple mediums such as audio, video, and still photography,” says Jimmy Colton.

Stories that include any combination of still photographs, audio, text, and video in one production are considered multimedia stories. The approaches to multimedia stories are exactly the same as still photography stories, and the process of compiling story ideas, doing research, and developing the stories is the same. Where multimedia deviates from the standard photo story is its inclusion of other tangential mediums. Plus ...

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