News website reaps the benefit of multimedia approach

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(Left to Right) Chase Parham, Jeffrey Wright and Neal McCready prepare to film a common video preview. (Left to Right) Chase Parham, Jeffrey Wright and Neal McCready prepare to film a common video preview.

By Dylan Edwards

The ending in Tiger Stadium between Ole Miss and LSU is a reporter’s worst nightmare – a late kickoff that isn’t decided until late in the game that runs up to deadline.

However for RebelGrove.com, a Yahoo! Sports Ole Miss affiliate, deadlines don’t exist. The mad scramble and frantic fingers flying on a keyboard don’t happen because of the benefits of online media.

When publisher Neal McCready took over the site in March 2008, the online news industry was not yet flourishing like it is today.

“When I left my job at the (Mobile, Alabama) Press-Register, a lot of people were skeptical of my move to an online-only site,” McCready said.

The staff, consisting of McCready, editor Chase Parham and videographer Jeffrey Wright, has the flexibility of online content that…

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