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The Journalism Salute

81 EpisodesProduced by Mark SimonWebsite

The Journalism Salute is a journalism appreciation podcast. We interview journalists about who they are and what they do.The goal is to show that journalism is a great profession, that journalists are not the enemy, and that there are many great careers an aspiring journalist can pursue.Our goal is … read more


Longtime Radio Reporter Richard Davies: "How Do We Fix It?"

On today’s show, we’re joined by Richard Davies. When you hear his voice, you may say “sounds familiar. He worked for ABC News Radio as a news reporter and host and worked in radio for 29 years.

Richard currently heads his own podcast consulting business and co-hosts the solutions journalism podcast “How Do We Fix It?” which has aired more than 300 episodes and is part of The Democracy Group.

He talked about lessons learned from his career, what characterized his reporting on both big events and personal finance and how his podcast celebrates fresh thinking on current topics. He gave multiple examples of the latter as related to views on policing and the origins of COVID-19.

He also gave practical advice for thoughtful speaking and for interviewing and saluted a reporter who he felt was doing great work.

Thank you as always for listening. You can find “How Do We Fix It?” here and wherever you get your podcasts.

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