Nationally and close to home, the news media continues to undergo upheaval, from shrinking newsrooms to reduced publication schedules. No matter what the future brings, the news will survive — we simply require information.
Local news, especially, remains relevant as we enter 2021, as much of the public trusts these journalists more than their national counterparts. You can learn more about some of these hometown figures through our Behind the Byline series, which features in-depth interviews by our Robin Rectenwald:
• Public Source managing editor Halle Stockton
• KDKA-TV reporter Lindsay Ward
• NEXTpittsburgh Eat/Drink and news editor Kristy Locklin
• TribLIVE reporter Paul Guggenheimer
– Dan Stefano, WordWrite