Frequent visitors to our website may already be aware of some of the multimedia content we produce, but I’m excited to introduce what I anticipate will become regular features on dglobe.com.
Jordan Willi, who joined the newspaper in late June as a sports reporter, is now hosting “Trojan Talk,” a short video program on our website featuring interviews with Worthington High School coaches. “Trojan Talk” is, in essence, a WHS version of “Coaches’ Roundtable,” during which our community content coordinator, Aaron Hagen, sits down with Minnesota West coaches to discuss their respective teams and student-athletes.
Aaron and Jordan are teaming up on the “Trojan Talk” effort, which I like to think offers something unavailable anywhere else — a video program on local sports. We hope to continue to produce this and other types of online video features, in order to give Daily Globe readers reasons to visit both our print and online platforms.
I should also stress that our video efforts are about far more than simply sports. In fact, our most recent newsroom addition was hired thanks, in part, to both her strong writing skills and video experience.
Kayla Strayer, a spring Ohio State University graduate who came on board here Aug. 27, is eager to contribute in many ways. Not only has her byline appeared numerous times on stories, she made her Daily Globe video debut earlier this week with a report on the dropoff of pigeons in Worthington to accompany her written story. Kayla and Aaron also teamed up to produce a man-on-the-street video feature that’s also now online; we hope to make that a regular feature, too, in the coming weeks.
We urge everyone to visit our website to watch our videos, view our photo galleries and read our written content, including the many Areavoices blogs — several of which are created by people who live in or are from communities across our region. Of course, we also suggest you pick up the print version of the newspaper, too, for comprehensive community news, as well as national and world reports.