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Writing News for Broadcast

Writing News for Broadcast
Author: Edward Bliss Jr. - James L. Hoyt
ISBN 13: 9780231079730
ISBN 10: 231079737
Edition: third edition
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 1994-05-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 161
List Price: $35.00

The authoritative guide to writing for the broadcast medium.


This updated edition of a classic text shows budding journalists how to write for the broadcast medium. The text teaches by example, providing brilliant samples of writing with notations for images and/or sounds accompanying them. The samples have been updated . . . and a new chapter added on special formats (sports and magazine reporting. Guidelines for writing lead-ins, conclusions, and voice-overs, and for producing television documentaries, are included along with a final set of tips.