Broadcast News Producing / Edition 1

Broadcast News Producing / Edition 1

by Bradley Schultz
     
 

Broadcast News Producing is one of the first comprehensive texts in its field. While until now most broadcast journalism textbooks have been geared toward students who want careers on-camera, Broadcast News Producing goes behind the camera to teach students the hows and whys of putting together compelling news programs for television, radio, and the Internet. This

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Overview

Broadcast News Producing is one of the first comprehensive texts in its field. While until now most broadcast journalism textbooks have been geared toward students who want careers on-camera, Broadcast News Producing goes behind the camera to teach students the hows and whys of putting together compelling news programs for television, radio, and the Internet. This text lays the groundwork for good producing, giving the reader an insider's perspective on newsroom structure and the producer's role. It takes students step-by-step through the producing process, providing a guide to putting together a successful newscast.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412906715
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/03/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1- What is a Producer?
Newsroom Structure
What Else Does a Producer Do?
The Producer's Role in the Newsroom
Thinking More About It
Chapter 2- Producing Today's News
The Evolution of News Producing
Network News
Implications for Local Producers
Thinking More About It
Chapter 3- The Producing Process
Story Ideas and Value
Rundowns
Skeleton Rundowns
Blocks and Stacking
Finishing Strong
Scripting
In the Control Room
Thinking More About It
Chapter 4- Writing
Overview
Summary
Thinking More About It
Chapter 5- Producing for Television
Alternative News Formats
Alternative News Strategies
Breaking News
Summary
Thinking More About It
Chapter 6- Weather and Sports
Weather
Sports
Thinking More About It
Chapter 7- Producing for Radio and the Internet
Radio
The Internet
Thinking More About It
Chapter 8- Surviving the Newsroom
Theories X, Y and Z
Newsroom Relationships
Personal Relationships
Thinking More About It
Chapter 9- Issues in Producing
Quality vs. Ratings
Live Reporting
News Cutbacks
Market Size
Ethics
Consultants
Thinking More About It
Chapter 10- The Job Market
Finding a Producing Job
The Job Search Process
Summary
Thinking More About It

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