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WNN - Bristol Herald-Courier - Interviews

Heather Provencher

Content Coordinator

Heather Provencher joined the TriCities.com community in December 2008 to coordinate content for our news team. She began her work in the communications industry as the Online Editor and Reporter for the Jonesborough Herald & Tribune. Originally from Kingsport, TN. Heather has lived in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida and Oregon before returning home to finish school at East Tennessee State University where she majored in English with two minors: one in anthropology and another in journalism.

[TN 0301] - Part 1: Intro and Contribution (2:39)

Heather Provencher, content coordinator, Bristol Herald-Courier, tells how an iterative career in newspapers and an interest in new media led her to oversee the news content on TriCities.com, the convergent website of the Bristol Herald-Courier newspaper and Media General-owned WJHL-TV.

[TN 0302] - Part 2: Skills & Preparation (4:08)

Heather Provencher, content coordinator, Bristol Herald-Courier, says that a knowledge of HTML and video editing skills can boost the candidacy of students aspiring to become reporters in today’s newspaper environment.

[TN 0303] - Part 3: Strategic Management & Content (1:30)

Heather Provencher, content coordinator, Bristol Herald-Courier, says the reporting on her newspaper’s website, TriCities.com, is comparable in quality to the reporting in the print edition of the Bristol Herald-Courier.

[TN 0304] - Part 4: The Future (1:12)

Heather Provencher, content coordinator, Bristol Herald-Courier, says that despite the growth of her newspaper’s website, TriCities.com, she believes the newspaper will continue to publish in print for the foreseeable future.