This is a great article reminding me that it’s never too early to start preparing for the big stories. The 2012 elections will be a big deal, and you can’t just start getting ready for them a couple of months before November next year.
Willis brings up a good point: Whatever special coverage you think you want to do, make sure it’s well thought out. Think about your ROI and make sure your time spent will be worth it in the end.
Another good aspect to consider is to play to everyone’s strengths and keep communicating on who’s tackling what. Make sure roles are divided to the most efficient worker.