This course explores the theory and practice to give students a foundation in the principles and practice of broadcast news reporting and writing. The course teaches students to organize, research, and write coherent news stories for broadcast using a variety of professional news styles. Students analyze written formats and styles used in radio and television newsrooms, choose sound bites, write broadcast news copy, and are introduced to professional information-gathering and interviewing techniques. Students write voiceovers and anchor readers and field packages.
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