Tim Harrower Archives

Tim Harrower has been an award-winning editor, designer and columnist at such newspapers as the Times-Union (Rochester, N.Y.) and The Oregonian (Portland, Ore.). He is the author of “Inside Reporting” and “Newspaper Designer’s Handbook,” both available from JEA’s Bookstore. For nearly three decades, Harrower consulted on newspaper redesigns and conducted hundreds of journalism workshops before pulling the plug in 2018.

NSPA is proud to host exclusive resources from Harrower’s retired website.


Story Design Step-by-step

Objectivity & Bias

PDF Annex

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Writing for Non-Readers
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Image Archives

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Smart News Pages

Smart news pages

Cool Sports Pages

Cool sports pages

Cool Feature Pages

Cool feature pages

Creative Headlines

Creative headlines