The Broadcast Journalism Handbook: A Television News Survival Guide / Edition 1

The Broadcast Journalism Handbook: A Television News Survival Guide / Edition 1

by Robert Thompson, Cindy Malone
     
 

ISBN-10: 0742525066

ISBN-13: 9780742525061

Pub. Date: 10/15/2003

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Thompson, a reporter with 15 years of on-air experience, and Malone, a news producer and former television news reporter, offer real-life tips, based on their own experiences and the experiences of other news professionals, for students and beginning broadcast news journalists. Covering many newsroom positions, from assignment editors to producers, reporters, and…  See more details below

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Thompson, a reporter with 15 years of on-air experience, and Malone, a news producer and former television news reporter, offer real-life tips, based on their own experiences and the experiences of other news professionals, for students and beginning broadcast news journalists. Covering many newsroom positions, from assignment editors to producers, reporters, and anchors, they describe what to expect on the job, show how to prevent common amateur errors, and offer job search tips and helpful web sites. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742525061
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction
1TV News: The Myth and the Reality1
2You've Got the Job, What Do You Do Now?9
3Your First Day17
4Putting It All Together: Cast and Crew29
5Newsroom Survival Guide43
6The Business of News59
7Crossing the Line71
8One-Man Bands79
9The Story85
10Where to Go, What to Do, Who to Call?99
11Making Deadlines113
12Writing Tips119
13Into Practice135
14News Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of History, Recent Events, and People143
15Worst-Case Scenarios147
16Amateur Errors153
17Getting the Job161
18Wrap-Up165
App. AGoing Online171
App. BAbout the Journalists Interviewed175
News Glossary179
Index187
About the Authors191

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