Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing (Hardcover)
Now in its eighth edition, Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing is the industry's leading textbook covering all aspects of the three pillars of broadcast news.
The book discusses the key strategies and terms of newsgathering and delivery by providing real-world, professional advice for broadcast journalists in the modern-day newsroom. New to the eighth edition is the Best Apps feature, which identifies the most productive apps used by working journalists when covering stories. The book also covers the ever increasing diversity of the journalism field and brings in new voices from professionals working in the industry to discuss these topics. Other new additions include in-depth discussions of fake news, expanded coverage of social media in the newsroom, and an overview of the latest advances in technology available to television and radio news reporters.
Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing remains the best book for undergraduate students in journalism writing, producing, newsgathering, and multimedia courses.
An accompanying companion website features resources to help instructors deliver online courses, including Powerpoints, Quizlets, and a sample syllabus.
About the Author
Frank Barnas has presented seminars and taught in journalism programs around the world. His background includes television reporting, radio commentary, and documentary productions ranging from Antarctica to Russia. He has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Broadcast Education Association, and the Fulbright Commission.Marie Barnas holds MFA degrees in film production and creative writing. She has served as a Fellow for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the International Radio and Television Society, and the National Association of Television Producers and Executives. Her production awards include Telly, Cindy, and Communicator Awards.