Broadcast Basics: A Beginner's Guide to Television News Reporting and Production

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Marion Street Press, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 99 pages
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Drawing on 20 years of real-world reporting experience, this broadcast handbook guides beginning journalists through the basics of journalistic writing with a focus on broadcast style and production. Written as a practical tool, the textbook includes advice on finding story ideas, locating and interviewing sources, and writing the various elements of a newscast. Chapters on production and videography, including how to frame an interview and edit jump cuts, ensure that a strong visual presentation complements every written piece.    
 

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Contents

About the Author
9
Preface
11
Writing for Broadcast
15
Sources
34
People Pictures Pace
43
Package
65
Videography
80
Index
98
Other journalism titles from Marion Street Press Inc
100
Back Cover
101
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Yvonne Cappé is a broadcast journalism professor at the University of Kentucky and a former newsroom executive-producer. She is the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award from the College of Communications and Information Studies at the University of Kentucky. She lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

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