Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, And Producing

Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, And Producing

Broadcast News Handbook: Writing, Reporting, and Producing

Broadcast News Writing Handbook will make students and professionals better writers and better broadcast journalists. With 50 years of combined broadcast journalism experience, the authors discuss how to write, how to craft language, and how to be effective story tellers. Some of the topics covered: Deadly Copy Sins and How to Avoid Them, Interviewing: Getting the Facts and the Feelings, Producing TV News, and Writing Sports Copy.

About the Author
Dr. C. A. Tuggle began teaching on the university level in 1994 after a 16-year broadcasting career in local television news and media relations. He spent the majority of his career at WFLA-TV, the NBC affiliate in Tampa. He has held numerous newsroom positions, but spent the bulk of his career reporting and producing. He covered both news and sports, including six Super Bowls. Tuggle earned his undergraduate and masters degrees from the University of Florida in Gainesville, and his Ph.D. at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He is currently teaching electronic communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research has appeared in nearly a dozen scholarly journals and trade publications, and centers on television...

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