Prepare yourself for the changing world of journalism with Rich's WRITING AND REPORTING NEWS: A COACHING METHOD, the book that integrates new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast and online media while teaching fundamental skills. With information about blogs, multimedia writing, and new skills you'll need for whatever career you choose, the Sixth Edition features tips, techniques, and real-life stories from writing coaches and award-winning journalists. A strong "storytelling" approach makes the text accessible and interesting, helping you easily master the writing and reporting techniques you'll need for success in any news medium.
Writing And Reporting News prepares students for the changing world of journalism by emphasizing traditional basic skills while also stressing new trends in the convergence of print, broadcast and online media. With new information about blogs, multimedia writing, and other skills students will need for careers in the media, the Fifth Edition retains its emphasis on writing fundamentals and ethics in journalism, as well as the coaching method, which features tips and techniques from writing coaches and award-winning journalists. The text's strong "storytelling" approach with stories about journalists and its built-in instructional material make it accessible and easy for students to learn effective writing and reporting techniques for every news medium.
Carole Rich is a journalism professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, where she served as the Atwood professor before accepting a full-time position. She also served as chair of the journalism department at Hofstra University in New York for two years, taught journalism at the University of Kansas for 11 years, and worked for 16 years in the newspaper industry. She was a reporter for the former Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, city editor of the Sun-Sentinel in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and deputy metropolitan editor of the Hartford (Conn.) Courant. Rich has been a visiting writing coach at newspapers throughout the United States and has conducted many writing seminars for journalism organizations, including a seminar for professional journalists in Spain. She is the author of multiple well-regarded media and reporting textbooks.