The Logistics and Strategies of Producing

NewsThumbProducing is an exceptionally difficult art. The time constraints are brutal:

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Ethical Considerations

NewsThumbThis article focuses on the important and complex issue of ethics, one of the cornerstones of good journalism.

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Shooting an Effective Interview

NewsThumbInterviews range from casual street encounters to friendly chats and probing interviews.

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The Package

NewsThumbThe foundation of any TV newscast is its packages.

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Intuitive Work Flow for Newsrooms

NewsThumbTeaching 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. 

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Stacking the News

Gathering information and writing stories is only part of producing a good solid newscast.

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Writing Compelling Leads

NewsThumbThe lead, which is the opening sentence of a news story, is the most crucial element of any report.

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Frame of Reference: Fair and Balanced Grades - Part II

GradesRubrics 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.

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