10 Basics Today's Journalist Need

One week into college, my journalism professor gave a lecture on what journalists need to know—except he didn’t really explain anything.

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Reporting Like a Pro

A newsroom is an exciting place. Everything from the anchor desk to board operations can be intriguing, and sometimes intimidating.

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Live Shots

Broadcasters are increasingly called upon to use their professional voice and presentation skills in live telecasts.

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Characteristics of Good Reporters

Regardless of the news subject, news value or format and technology that delivers the information, someone must gather the facts and organize them to tell the story.

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Improving On-Air Performance

How to Polish Your On-Air Delivery

Your school broadcast is a small, in-school daily news and information program. How hard can it be to sit at a desk and read the news?

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Accuracy and the Tools of Our Profession

Telling the truth is our job as reporters, but it’s much more complicated than it might seem.

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Clear Writing Say it Simply

The task of the radio or television writer is to tell complicated stories using the simplest possible words, sentences and paragraphs.

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