How Daily Routines Help Reporter Identify Stories and Meet Deadlines - Yoav Gonen

Yoav Gonen returns to Capture Your Flag to build upon his 2009 interview with a 2010 conversation with host Erik Michielsen. In Chapter 10 of 17, Gonen, a New York Post education reporter, shares his daily routine and how it translates into story ideation and meeting deadlines. Gonen faces daily challenges, as his editors require story submissions by a mornign 11am meeting. Gonen consistently goes through a checklist of resources, including reading Department of Education website updates, monitoring blog posts, and calling key sources, to identify and submit story ideas before then writing the article. Gonen earned his BA in English from the University of Michigan and his Masters in Journalism from New York University.