Scott Blanchard is the Sunday editor at the York Daily Record (York, PA), which he joined in 2001. He has edited stories about the 30-year old York riots murder investigations, parents who discovered the military’s mistakes had led to the death of their son, and a teenager who survived a machete attack in her kindergarten classroom. He helped edit a short documentary film about the psychological impact on first responders of the beating death of a 2-year-old girl. In 2012, Blanchard edited a story about the lasting trauma caused by a school shooting nine years earlier, which received a 2013 Dart Award Honorable Mention. He also received an Honorable Mention for the Ochberg Society’s Mimi Award for Editors.
Recent Posts by Scott Blanchard
- August 7, 2015 by Scott Blanchard
More than 20 journalists gathered July 30 in Harrisburg, Pa. for a trauma journalism seminar put on by the Pennsylvania Newsmedia Association.
- June 12, 2015 by Scott Blanchard
Nine more journalists joined Digital First Media’s peer-support efforts at a seminar June 3 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, led by Dart’s Bruce Shapiro and Elana Newman.
- March 16, 2015 by Scott Blanchard
Last week, the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News and Digital First Media formally began building a peer-support program for journalists who cover trauma and conflict. At a kickoff seminar event, fifteen journalists from 11 Pennsylvania news organizations spent a day at the Daily Record learning about trauma, resilience and peer-support.
- January 14, 2014 by Scott Blanchard
In advance of the Ochberg Fellowship, York Daily Record Sunday Editor Scott Blanchard writes about self-care, covering victims and his expectations for next week's fellowship at Columbia Journalism School. This column was originally published in the York Daily Record.
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