Simply say “It may be hard to see the train wreckage through the fog, but the clean-up workers are on the scene.” To write voiceover copy intelligently, look at the video and take notes. When viewing the video, note how long the footage ...
Author: Frank Barnas
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Now in its eighth edition, Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing is the industry’s leading textbook covering all aspects of the three pillars of broadcast news. The book discusses the key strategies and terms of newsgathering and delivery by providing real-world, professional advice for broadcast journalists in the modern-day newsroom. New to the eighth edition is the Best Apps feature, which identifies the most productive apps used by working journalists when covering stories. The book also covers the ever increasing diversity of the journalism field and brings in new voices from professionals working in the industry to discuss these topics. Other new additions include in-depth discussions of fake news, expanded coverage of social media in the newsroom, and an overview of the latest advances in technology available to television and radio news reporters. Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing remains the best book for undergraduate students in journalism writing, producing, newsgathering, and multimedia courses. An accompanying companion website features resources to help instructors deliver online courses, including Powerpoints, Quizlets, and a sample syllabus.