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Broadcast News Handbook enables 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." Book jacket.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Characteristics of Broadcast News Writing
Chapter 2: Selecting Stories and Starting to Write
Chapter 3: Writing Great Leads and Other Helpful Tips
Chapter 4: Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them
Chapter 5: Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings
Chapter 6: Writing Radio News
Chapter 7: Television News Story Forms--The VO
Chapter 8: Television Story Forms--The VO/SOT
Chapter 9: Television Story Forms--The Package
Chapter 10: Writing Sports Copy
Chapter 11: Producing TV News
Chapter 12: The Care and Feeding of Television Live Shots
Chapter 13: Why We Fight
Chapter 14: The Brave New World of Multimedia Convergence
Chapter 15: So You Want A Job? The Art of the Resume
Appendix A: How To Make Your Tape Impressive-The First Time