Bachelor’s Degree Bargain

To riff on a bestselling book title, everything I needed to know, I learned in undergrad. At Arkansas State University, my humble alma mater, I received all the essential knowledge I needed to become a successful journalist. I also had the opportunity to serve as editor in chief of the student newspaper, work with many […]

Read More Bachelor’s Degree Bargain

Spring!

Spring is a 16-year-old cat enjoying and exploring the great outdoors again. To share your vision of spring, check out The Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge.    

Read More Spring!

Who Needs the Gym? I Do.

Folks with full-time jobs might think it’s easy to stay fit as a freelancer who works from home and sets his or her own schedule. After all, freelancers can feasibly drop what they’re doing and go for a run or attend a Pilates class while working stiffs are confined to their cubicles. I have to […]

Read More Who Needs the Gym? I Do.

Reader Feedback

As part of The Daily Post’s Blogging 201 course, I created this reader feedback survey. I would love to read more about what you think of the content I am offering here at http://www.charleneoldham.com and would be happy to give fellow bloggers the same type of feedback. Thanks so much for your time and interest […]

Read More Reader Feedback

This Teacher Learns a Few Lessons

A while back, one of my Basic Reporting students turned in an assignment that certainly wasn’t perfect, but had undeniable news value. Locura Sana Fitness, a Facebook page launched by the student and two friends, had built a following of more than 10,000. After helping him polish it into a press release, we sent it […]

Read More This Teacher Learns a Few Lessons