Broadcast, feature and social packages
THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR MOTORSPORT IS SHIFTING INTO HIGH GEAR IN AMERICA
Formula 1 broadcasts–unfolding on city streets and historic tracks across five continents–are achieving stronger ratings than ever before, while this season’s title races are more competitive than they’ve been in nearly a decade.
AMERICA’S POSTAL SERVICE: STILL NEEDED TO MEDICATE, VOTE AND PAY BILLS
America’s Postmaster General introduced a new plan to reform the Postal Service and critics have called for privatization. Despite the proliferation of shipping alternatives, millions of Americans count on the Postal Service to receive prescription medication, vote and pay bills.
WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME IN AMERICA?
New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang popularized the concept of universal basic income in America during his presidential campaign. Supporters say it could help struggling low-wage families, while skeptics believe it expands the welfare state too far.
DESPITE PLAYOFF DROUGHT, SABRES FANS STILL WATCHING
Buffalo households have continued to top national hockey broadcast ratings, despite the fact that the hometown Sabres have missed the Stanley Cup Playoffs for nine consecutive seasons. Toner spoke with diehard Sabres fans and local market experts to better understand what keeps Buffalonians watching.
LIVERPOOL LACROSSE COMPANY REPURPOSES TO JOIN PANDEMIC FIGHT
April 10, 2020
During the coronavirus pandemic, Toner built relationships with new sources around the Northeast and remotely created a package about one company's efforts to address the personal protective equipment shortage.
SHOOTING FOR THE STARS: LINDSAY EASTWOOD PREPARES TO GO PRO
February 19, 2020
Syracuse Orange ice hockey captain Lindsay Eastwood dreams of playing professionally after graduation. But the Ottawa native's options for playing close to home are complicated.
Toner planned and conducted interviews in Syracuse, St. Louis (NHL All-Star Weekend) and via Skype to bring expert sources from around the world into the piece.
SYRACUSE’S NEWEST SPORTS TEAM TAKES FLIGHT
Toner produced this broadcast package about Syracuse's first drone racing team as the squad prepared for its first out-of-state meet in program history.