Beginning Radio-TV Newswriting: A Self-Instructional Learning Experience / Edition 4

Beginning Radio-TV Newswriting: A Self-Instructional Learning Experience / Edition 4

by K. Tim Wulfemeyer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813828708

ISBN-13: 9780813828701

Pub. Date: 04/21/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Every prospective radio-TV journalist must start somewhere. And the best place to start is at the beginning … Beginning Radio-TV Newswriting. The fourth edition of this bestselling text is truly a self-instructional learning experience, familiarizing students with the basic styles, principles, and techniques of radio-TV newswriting. Through clear

Overview

Every prospective radio-TV journalist must start somewhere. And the best place to start is at the beginning … Beginning Radio-TV Newswriting. The fourth edition of this bestselling text is truly a self-instructional learning experience, familiarizing students with the basic styles, principles, and techniques of radio-TV newswriting. Through clear instruction, examples and exercises, beginning students learn correct radio-TV news style and learn how to:

  • Understand and use basic radio-TV news terms
  • Write radio and television news "reader" stories
  • Place attribution in its proper place in a sentence
  • Place a person's title in its proper place in a sentence
  • Place a person's age in its proper place in a sentence
  • Place a person's address in its proper place in a sentence
  • Write direct and indirect quotations
  • Place time elements in their proper place in a sentence
  • Write numbers
  • Write individually voiced numbers and letters
  • Write copy to match pictures and graphics
  • Write copy to match video
  • Write introductions to reporter packages
  • Edit copy

New to this edition are a list of radio-TV news terms and summary writing assignments for radio and television newswriting, which test student mastery of basic skills. Fully updated and with even more examples, exercises and tests, Beginning Radio-TV Newswriting is the ideal supplement to basic newswriting texts or basic radio-TV industry texts for beginning students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813828701
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/21/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
107
Product dimensions:
0.28(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Introduction.

Radio-TV News Terminology.

Part 1: Writing the Story.

Part 2: Using Radio-TV Style.

Partr 3: Adding Visuals.

Part 4: Writing Introductions.

Appendix: United Press International Pronunciation Guide.

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