Gathering information and writing stories is only part of producing a good solid newscast.
Although research conducted by Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism: The State of the Media reflected on the economic decline of local news television stations, shrinking staffs, and the sharing of news content among stations, there is still hope for television reporters.
Rubrics are commonly used grading tools and Google will yield many pre-made versions that you can just download. DON’T!!!! Create your own rubric that reflects what you can realistically expect of YOUR students.
How can you grade fairly when students are doing different assignments with different deadlines?