WATCH: Kayaking the Ozark National Scenic Riverways in southern Missouri

Click the video below to explore the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the first national park to protect a river system, is an exciting adventure. The Current and Jacks Fork Rivers provide stunning backdrops for floating, fishing, kayaking, and cave exploring.

WATCH: Millions of bats take flight over downtown Austin

Crowds of people gather every Summer evening around dusk to watch as many as 1.5 million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from the world’s largest urban bat colony, the Congress Street Bridge over Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin, Texas. Click the video below to watch.

Day 25: It’s all about perspective

It's all about perspective“Did you see that show the other night? The one where the guy was carrying a bunch of boxes and he kept getting tripped up by different things. He finally fell and everything went flying! That was so funny.”

How many times have you re-told a story that no one found interesting or funny? Sometimes things are only of interest if you were there. Many newsworthy stories are often served up in a “cookie cutter” or “plug and play” manner.

Just because it may seem like a run-of-the-mill story, doesn’t mean that reporters have to treat it as such. I’ve learned to dig for a different angle of a story. The reporter isn’t necessarily changing the story, simply finding a unique viewpoint to share.

It’s our job to find a way to bring the person to the story. These are the stories that people often remember. Continue reading