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Broadcast Basics

A Beginner's Guide to Television News Reporting and Production

By Yvonne Cappé

Trade Paper
ISBN 9781933338149

  • Broadcast Journalism
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Broadcast Basics

By Yvonne Cappé

Trade Paper
ISBN 9781933338149

  • Broadcast Journalism
Top-notch advice for beginning broadcasters

About Broadcast Basics

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.