Follow two stories from assignment to air showing the contrast between the rookie and the veteran - First year reporter Robert Hughes (KWST, Yuma, AZ) and KGTV San Diego's Sal Rivera, a 20 year veteran. Watch carefully how the rookie and the veteran turn their story assignment into a broadcast package but more important listen to what each reporter and their photojournalist have to say about this business called TV News.
Valuable For Students Ready to Enter TV Broadcasting. This series takes you beyond the text book, beyond the classroom and directly Behind the Scenes of TV news, revealing not just the triumphs of news reporting but the failures and problems too. Learn from broadcast veterans with over 300 years of cumulative experience who tell students just what it takes to succeed and what the future holds for careers in TV. The series is designed for those who want to be in the field of TV reporting and features interviews from first time reporters, discussing what the job entails and what to expect at your first station. The purpose of this series is not to teach students how to be on television but to be in television. Each program features interviews, film clips, anecdotes & industry tips for students of broadcasting. Available as individual programs. Teaching modules and sets are discounted.