Barry Bonds and Bill Walsh coverage at the Mercury News

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Published on September 20, 2007

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What the Mercury News learned from covering Barry Bonds home run record and the passing of Bill Walsh.

Game-planning for big news events Nine tips from the Mercury News Kevin Wendt, AME Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

1st inning Put the plan in planned news event Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Realized at home run 754 we needed a better plan Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Bonds plan: Budget of stories, graphics Photo planned and tested remotes Graphics dove in early Plan for space Time given for predesign Became much more focused as event closed in Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Walsh plan: Budget of stories for special section Graphics and interactives worked ahead of time Photos edited ahead of time Design done ahead of time Edited hard up until deadline Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

2nd inning Pre-design Barry Bonds 755 Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Wanted every element to add information Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Pre-design: Graphics and breakouts started early Wanted every element to add value Worked with photo up front Edited early drafts of main elements Were willing to change on deadline Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

3rd inning Deadilne design Barry Bonds 756 Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Deadline design: Brought in extra help, design & editing Divided up duties Edited until the last possible moment Stopped ourselves throughout to push harder Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

4th inning Pre-design and deadline design Bill Walsh Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Pre and deadline design: Modified our plan to fit the news Pushed hard to add polish and flair Took advantage of work we’d done Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

5th inning The done-in-advance special section Bill Walsh Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Done-in-advance special section: Gave graphics and design enough time to get it done Scheduled time on back end to tweak Took care in booking the section, creating a feel Took care in editing things so they fit together Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

6th inning Deadline section: pick your spots Bonds 756 Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

On-deadline special section: Pushed aggressively for the best idea Built on a plan already in place Used new and old content to our best ability Tried to capture the moment Figured out how to get the work done Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

7th inning Graphics: all about working ahead Bonds and Walsh Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Staff research Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor Staff research SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Clerk kept AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor track of all HR’s Kevin Wendt, SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

At-batAME | Jonathon Berlin,Youtube. info from senior editor Kevin Wendt, SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

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HR infoWendt, AMEwww.baseball- Kevin from | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor reference.com SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Graphics: Planned specific graphics in advance Did research and verified sources in advance Tweaked and edited up until deadline Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

8th inning Interactives: Also about working ahead Bonds and Walsh Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Created an |experience. Kevin Wendt, AME Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Podcast plusAME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor pix plus graphics Kevin Wendt, SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Multimedia| Jonathon Berlin,way. all the senior editor Kevin Wendt, AME SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Interactives: Planned (most of ) them from the start Allocated info-gathering time Allocated programming time Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

9th inning Priority: great use of photography Bonds and Walsh Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

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Tilt-shift technique. editor Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Creative remote. Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

PlayingKevin Wendt,placement and size. with AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Space and time AME | Jonathon“closer” image for the Berlin, senior editor Kevin Wendt, SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

Photography: Design, graphics and photo communicated from the start Looked for ways to capture the moment Ripped up pages multiple times to get it right Smart use of archive images Gave space for photos Kevin Wendt, AME | Jonathon Berlin, senior editor SND QUICK COURSE | FRESNO, SEPT. 15, 2007

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