Des LaFave

was a Training Team video intern.

In a collage of photos on top of a road map, four photos show a reporter talking into a microphone in a studio, a reporter talking into a microphone at an event, a man being interviewed, and a reporter interviewing a man one-on-one.

We asked international reporters how they pronounce names right

Pronunciation can establish — or undermine — your credibility as a reporter. These tips from global correspondents will help you get unfamiliar names correct.

When covering disability, avoid ableist tropes like the ‘pity trap’

Person-first or identity-first? Get answers to your questions on covering disability from the NPR journalists in this video.