Reporting Techniques

KelseaHeadA Broadcast Reporter’s Guide to Better Reporting.

Beginning in our December issue, Kelsea Wasung will begin a series titled Reporting Techniques: A Broadcast Reporter’s Guide to Better Reporting.

This series will have articles that analyze components of good broadcast reporting and contain advice and insight of how to improve reporters’ skills as broadcast journalists.

Kelsea is majoring in journalism with an emphasis in broadcast at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University. She is also enrolled in Barrett the Honors College and is expected to graduate with her Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in 2013. Kelsea has a passion for learning and sharing her knowledge with others. When she graduates she hopes to work as a field reporter, and eventually an anchor with a major network.

Kelsea writes her articles based off questions she has as a college reporter. She analyzes the work of other broadcasters to discover the best techniques they use and also researches broadcast topics of interest.

Watch for:

• Reporting with Props
• Reporting using Gestures
• Reporting using Voice
• The Outlook for Television News and its Audience
• What the Audience Expects from the News