101 N. Sixth Street
Allentown, PA
Jodi Duckett
Contnt Edtr/Entertainment-Life
My Role

I'm responsible for managing the arts and entertainment coverage at The Morning Call. Primary responsibilities are for Thursday Go Guide tabloid, our weekly arts and entertainment guide; Saturday Go Guide,and Sunday Go Guide. Sort through story pitches, network with public, assign stories to staff and freelancers, work with news assistants on event listings, edit stories, write headlines, captions, organize artwork for story display, collaborate with art dept. and copy desk on design of sections, collaborate with online staff on entertainment presence. Monitor and contribute to Lehigh Valley Music blog. Coordinate print and online coverage for major music festivals and fairs. Organize and contribute entertainment-related stories to daily news section.
My Biography

Graduate of Shippensburg University, a state university in Pennsylania with a degree in journalism. Started at The Morning Call as a news assistant, advanced to local news reporter, then features writer covering family, school, life, entertainment and more. Appointed arts editor, then arts and entertainment editor.
My Interests

Music, books, movies, theater, art, festivals, hiking.