Broadcast News Handbook

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 4/9/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Broadcast News Handbookenables students and professionals to become better writers and better broadcast journalists. Backed by 50 years of combined broadcast journalism experience, the authors provide helpful discussions on crafting language and becoming an effective storyteller. Topics addressed include "Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them"; "Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings"; "Producing TV News"; and "Writing Sports."

Table of Contents

Characteristics of Broadcast News Writing
Selecting Stories and Starting to Write
Writing Great Leads and Other Helpful Tips
Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them
Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings
Writing Radio News
Television News Story Forms--The VO
Television Story Forms--The VO/SOT
Television Story Forms--The Package
Writing Sports Copy
Producing TV News
The Care and Feeding of Television Live Shots
Why We Fight
Writing for the Web
So You Want a Job? The Art of the Resume
Word Usage and Grammar Guide
Legal and Privacy FAQs
Producing a Student Newscast from Beginning to End
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