Claire O'Neill

was an editor on NPR’s Visuals team.

What improv lessons taught us about live video

We’ve been doing a lot of live video on Facebook lately (upwards of 80 a month). Folks in the newsroom have embraced it and we’ve had fun playing with different formats and approaches. Still, with this new form comes a completely new set of challenges for even our most seasoned radio reporters. They’re suddenly facing strange

So you wanna tell a visual story … where do you begin?

The first step is not deciding what you want to make. It’s figuring out what you want to say — and finding the best medium.