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Listen in as Walsworth Journalism Specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, talks the finer points of yearbook creation with advisers from all across the country.

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Ask Mike

Need to sharpen your yearbook skills? Ask Mike!

In this podcast from the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN), Mike Taylor, CJE, explores what it takes to tell a great story with your yearbook, with a few laughs along the way. Mike enhances his already immense yearbook knowledge through interviews with yearbook advisers across the country, and helps advisers and staffs create their amazing yearbooks.

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Current Episode

What makes a great theme? In this episode, Mike answers the questions and walks you through how to find a great theme for your 2020 book. Taylor explains his theme-finding exercise that’s broken down into seven-minute increments. You can get a PowerPoint presentation with even more inspiration. Just ask him! Email Mike at or find him on Twitter, @yrbkmiketaylor. Plus, Mike explains what “What’s the T?” really means (check it out at the 34-minute mark).

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