08/17/2012 03:13 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Editors Advise Citizen Journalists On Covering The Conventions

"The trouble with covering a convention," HuffPost's Ryan Grim tells us, "is it's almost impossible to find an actual story there."

That's the challenge for the winners of HuffPost's Off The Bus 2012 'Cover The Conventions' contest, so Grim teamed up with editors of Ustream to offer some advice on everything from lighting to who to interview.

Watch their videos below. Grim's advice begins around the five minute mark.

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