Pitching My First Story

“Practice always makes perfect” and “Hard work does not come easy,” are motivational sayings we are told from a young age. As an aspiring reporter I take every opportunity to practice every aspect of reporting until I become amazing at what I do. After posting my first blog post “I Went to Jail” on WAVY’s website, I received a strange email with a story idea on an ex-felon museum in Hampton Roads area. I did not notice the e-mail until I was leaving for the day, and so decided to wait until I returned to read. The e-mail shared information…