1. Transcribe Interviews Automatically, Accurately Otter (free) | Temi (.10/min) | Deepgram | 28+ Transcription Tools 
  2. Listen to Podcasts Seamlessly: Castro |Overcast | Breaker | RadioPublic | Downcast | NPR One | AntennaPod 
  3. Create Audio Easily: Anchor.fm (free) | Descript | Zencastr | Tryca.st | BlogTalkRadio | Mixlr | Audioboom | Simplecast
  4. Fun with AR Teleport (free, just for fun) | Arrow AR (free) | PhotoMath (free) | Apple Clips (free)
  5. Compose Music Without Knowing How: Amper ((freemium) | Take | Figure | Garageband (free) |
  6. Curate Cool-Looking Podcast Lists: Pocketcasts | 99 Great Podcasts | & 14 for Kids | My fave podcasts
  7. Produce Unique Photo Illustrations Olli | Waterlogue | Prisma | Pikazo | Lucid |
  8. Bring Text to Life w/ Kinetic Typography Hype Type | Slate Text |Legend | Spark Post | Quik’s “Type” theme)
  9. Produce Music Vid-Style Algorithmic Video Quik (free) | Magisto | Shred Video |
  10. Accentuate Images with Typography Typorama | Spark Post (free) | Word Swag 
  11. Design Vertical Stories: Canva (free) | Keynote Template (email JC for access) |
  12. Craft a Digital Scrapbook: Wakelet (free) Twitter Moments (free) | Playbuzz Stories | CoverItLive 
  13. Make Visual Cards: Stats, Facts or Quotes Pablo (free) | Stencil | Canva (free) | Klex.io 
  14. Share Mobile Text Snapshots: Instapaper Textshot (free) 
  15. Annotate Images on the Go: This by Tinrocket ($2) | 
  16. Create mobile tag clouds & word graphics: Tweetroot (free) | WordFoto ($2) | Phoetic ($1)
  17. Create a VR or 360 experience easily: Fader VR | Vizor | Wonda 
  18. Create Quizzes: Playbuzz Create (free) | Engaging News Project’s QuizMaker (free) | Typeform (freemium)
  19. Make Timelines and StoryMaps: Beedocs 3d |TimelineJS (free) | | Storymap JS (free) |
  20. Create Charts: Flourish.Studio | DataWrapper | Easel.ly | Infogr.am | Piktochart | (freemium)
  21. Create Mobile Charts Chartistic (free) | Viz ($2) |
  22. Let others make appointments with you easily: Calendly | WhenIsGood 
  23. Build slick Web pages (freemium): Tilda.cc | Atavist | OnUniverse | Paste App | Adobe Spark Suite
  24. Amp Up Your Copy and Paste: CopiedApp | ClipboardHistory Mac App
  25. Find free raw material: Unsplash | YouTube Audio Library | CC Search | Internet Archive | TheNounProject
  26. Amp Up Your Email: MixMax | Gmail to Trello (free)  | Crystal (freemium)
  27. Backup Your Images | Google Photos | Flickr (free)
  28. Get Stuff Done | Trello | Trello Inspiration (free) | Airtable | 
  29. Find what’s next: Producthunt | Betalist | Journalism Tools | Nuzzel | Webb’s Trend Report ‘18) (free)  
  30. Bonus Tools: | Threader | Hyperlapse | LayoutApp | Steller.co | Buffer App | Logoscopic

Contact: jeremy@jeremycaplan.com to invite me to talk with a group.

Follow @jeremycaplan on Twitter for new tools, resources and updates.

Bonus Resources:

  1. My PDF of slides for this 30 Tools in 60 Minutes session: bit.ly/wondertoolspdf2
  2. My core list of basic tools for digital journalists: bit.ly/toolkit18 
  3. My core list of smartphone apps & resources: bit.ly/smarterphone18 
  4. My list of entrepreneurial journalism links and resources: bit.ly/ejlinks
  5. My “29 Tips for Mobile” Handout: 1 Page Handout for Making Mobile Multimedia  |

Bonus Tools:

  1. Automate Stuff: IFTTT (free)  | Cool IFTTT Recipes | Zapier(freemium) |Workflow(free) | Buffer | Launch Pro
  2. Make Social Audio Clips: SoundCite (free) (NYT Example) Clyp.it | Soundcloud | Spreaker | Headliner
  3. Deliver Stories w/ Messages: (free)  Whatsapp | Whisper | Confide | Snapchat | Wickr | Kik | Line | Viber | Telegram 
  4. Make elegant charts efficiently | Tableau | Klex.io | Visme | Google Charts | RawGraphs
  5. Add Hotspots to Images: ThingLink | 360 Room Tour Example | ThingLink Featured
  6. Edit video on the Web: Kapwing.com |
  7. Create simple gifs out of images or video: Giphy.com
  8. Make a site with a Google Sheet (list of places, currencies, etc): Sheet2Site.com |
  9. More simple site-builders for portfolios: My Product Hunt List of Landing Pages ReadyMag | Shorthand.com |
  10. Create useful interactives out of Google Spreadsheets: Awesome Table 

Tool Collections:

  1. Great Tool Kits: Playbuzz | Knight Lab 
  2. Other tool lists: JournalismTools | JournalistsToolbox (incl Podcast tools) | 38 DataViz Tools |Try This - Poynter|
  3. Shared Tools: CardKit | VoxCards | NPR’s DailyGraphics | about | Qz Chartbuilder | ProPublica Nerds

Learning about Data

  1. Guardian Infographics Guide | Free Data Journ Handbook | Data & Design 300-pg PDF
  2. Syllabus and Lesson Outlines for Learning Data Reporting with Derek Willis
  3. Data Culture: Activity Guide
  4. Read Chapter 5 of verificationhandbook.com and read the case studies
  5. Read A Pocket Guide to Verification

Data Sources:

  1. Data.worldbank.org | data.un.org | freebase.com | https://apir.wisc.edu/ | quora.com
  2. Getthedata.org | kdnuggets.com | lib.stat.cmu.edu/DASL/ | google.com/publicdata/directory
  3. Roundup of recent data reports and research | Scraping Data | Search Google for filetype:.xls

Data Visualization Best Practices:

  1. Matching Chart to Purpose by Dr. Andrew Abela | 100+ Diagram Types by Duarte
  2. Flowingdata: Chart Rules to Follow | Data Viz 101, via Hubspot
  3. Selecting the Right Chart, via FusionCharts | Picking the Right Chart Type by Jānis Gulbis
  4. 8 Million Ways to Present a Story by Sara Quinn
  5. How NOT to Dataviz: viz.wtf/ | Ugly Visualizations | Junk Charts | Worst 27 Charts | Misleading Charts

Participant Contributions:
Public, editable spreadsheet of participant tool contributions. If you use it, please add a tool to the list! 

From Mike Reilley, JournalistsToolbox.org

  1. Venngage for Infogr.am-type graphics. Great templates, many controls over text and colors.
  2. For social graphics (text over images): Over, Ripl (animated text)
  3. Timelapse: Hyperlapse by Instagram. Great stabilization software in it.
  4. And check out JournalistsToolbox.org!

From Daniel Schuman:

  1. ChangeDetection.com — sends you an alert when a site changes (& tells you the change)
  2. Feed43.com— you can turn a website into an RSS feed (semi-automated scraper)
  3. EveryCRSReport.com — list of all current Congressional Research Service Reports

From Jeff South: Voicebase