JLMC 349: Piranha

This project, for Dr. Eric Abbott’s editing class, asked students to take the story through every step of the publication process. I edited the text down from a much longer story, selected photos, designed the layout and wrote headlines and captions. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”viewer” query=”url=http%3A%2F%2Fsarahebinder.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F04%2Fsarah-binder-piranha.pdf&embedded=true” width=”750″ height=”450″ /]

Nebraska discoveries

I wrote the short-form content for this spread in Best of the Midwest 2012, Midwest Living’s annual summer travel guide, using information from an internal database of travel destinations. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”viewer” query=”url=http%3A%2F%2Fsarahebinder.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F03%2Fbomw-nebraska-discoveries.pdf&embedded=true” width=”600″ height=”780″ /] Used with permission from Midwest Living® magazine. ©2012 Meredith Corporation. All rights reserved.

Fact checking: Best of the Midwest

I fact-checked the following stories for Best of the Midwest 2012, Midwest Living’s annual summer travel guide. I contacted each location mentioned to verify the text and photos, as well as state and regional tourism contacts to verify the general information. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”viewer” query=”url=http%3A%2F%2Fsarahebinder.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F03%2Fbomw-food-trails-fact-check.pdf&embedded=true” width=”600″ height=”780″ /]   Another chapter, about North Dakota.[googleapps domain=”docs”

Fact Checking: North Dakota

I fact-checked the following chapter for Best of the Midwest 2012, Midwest Living’s annual summer travel guide. I contacted each location mentioned to verify the text and photos, as well as state and regional tourism contacts to verify the general information. Another chapter, about North Dakota. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”viewer” query=”url=http%3A%2F%2Fsarahebinder.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F03%2Fnorthdakota.pdf&embedded=true” width=”600″ height=”780″ /] The missing

Michigan Moments: 10 Great Sweets

I wrote this roundup for the 2012 issue of Michigan Travel Ideas (the official travel and tourism guide for the state of Michigan, produced by Midwest Living). The short-form style pushed me to pay close attention to word choice. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”viewer” query=”url=http%3A%2F%2Fsarahebinder.files.wordpress.com%2F2012%2F03%2Fmti-sweet-treats.pdf&embedded=true” width=”600″ height=”780″ /] Used with permission from Midwest Living® magazine. ©2012 Meredith