Here are some suggestions and observations on how to establish that relationship.
Welcome to part two of our focus on News Broadcasting. This month we move from the planning stage into the actual production of the school news broadcast.
Cliches sap the life out of a story just like a whiff of sewage can ruin a supper party. Unfortunately, broadcast, web and print news writing is soaked with cliches. We have a profusion of raging brushfires, heavy winds and tragic accidents.
How can you grade fairly when students are doing different assignments with different deadlines?
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.
Broadcast journalism students don’t need to know everything before they do anything.
Last month, we discussed the choices a storyteller (reporter) must make in gathering the raw material for the story including TOPIC, FACES, INTERVIEWS, B-ROLL.
While conducting an interview:
only good storytellers. So what makes a good storyteller? What makes ONE story memorable?
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?
Interviews on TV are quite common, and not just during the news. Interviews are so popular, entire shows are built around the idea of one person asking another questions.
Interviewing people about their life gives us insight into the world that we live in.
Drawing people out - getting them to speak from the heart - is one of the journalist's most challenging tasks. Interviewing is both an art and a science.
Good interviewers get better material because they are able to put the people they interview at ease, establish a rapport, and win their trust.
Over the last two issues, Jeff Rowe has been teaching us about interviewing. In his first article, Jeff talked about interviewing Tactics and Techniques: Drawing people out and getting them to speak from the heart. Last month, he focused on the Difficult Interview. This month, Jeff teaches us how to Interview the FBI Way.
Whether you're interviewing your family for grandma and grandpa's 50th anniversary, the CEO of a business for a training video, or even a politician for a news story; there are a few tried and true tips used by the pros that can help you put together a clean and polished interview.
Teaching News Production at your school may be called a number of things, Broadcast Journalism, TV/Video production, Digital Media Arts, Communication Arts, Visual Arts, Video Journalism, Multimedia Arts and many others.
Becca Habegger is a multimedia journalist at WBIR in Knoxville Tennessee.
From a small after-school club to six classes a day and over 250 top awards, Jeff Rudkin's (IN '07) video production program has grown into a national model of excellence.
On January 27, 2005, thousands of people from around the world gathered in Poland to observe the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. The historical significance of the event drew widespread media coverage, and organizers had set up an exclusive press area where journalists could do their work.
Broadcasters are increasingly called upon to use their professional voice and presentation skills in live telecasts.
Nearly four years ago, and ten years removed from college, I embarked on a project to help young journalists in ways I felt I had missed.
The Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College has honored four recipients of the 2016 S’Park Media Mentor Award.
As a broadcast/video production educator, you should always be looking for ways to adapt to your student audience’s viewing habits.
Ever since I was old enough to know what a job was, I knew that I wanted to be on the news.
As you move out into the journalistic world, you will hear it said of some reporters, producers and editors that they have "good news judgment." But what is that?
We continue with Part Two of Jeff Rowe's News Judgement and Reporting
As a follow up to the article last spring regarding the EZNews Newscast Production System, School Video News has asked us to create a series of articles related to frequently asked questions regarding newscast productions. This month, we’ll visit the topic of script writing for a teleprompter.
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.
One of the basic rights of all Americans is the right to privacy.
“100% of Professional Athletes Ultimately Experience Job Termination,” I frequently chant. 25% are bankrupt within the first year out, 60% to 80% get divorced, and over 75% go broke within two years out.