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Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer

Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer
Author: Rob Steen
ISBN 13: 9780415394246
ISBN 10: 415394244
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2007-09-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224
List Price: $61.95

Sports Journalism is a comprehensive guide to the purpose, principles and practice of this unique profession and is designed to be enjoyed by students of both mainstream and sports specialist journalism.

Providing a clear and structured approach to learning about both the craft of sports writing and the practical skills involved in becoming successful at your job, Sports Journalism, offers a comprehensive insiders guide to the business including:

  • key relationships in sports journalism - networking and the Sports Desk

  • print journalism for magazines, tabloids, broadsheets and the internet

  • live action – news, radio and television sports journalism

  • effective research – managing and accessing sources, information, statistics

  • practical skills for managing schedules and meeting deadlines

  • working with sports agents and PR professionals

  • getting the best from press conferences and interviews.

Laced with revealing anecdotes from the author's own twenty-five years experience of domestic and international sport journalism, Sports Journalism: A Multimedia Primer is an invaluable student companion.