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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 7th Edition by Frank Barnas

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CHAPTER 14 Producing the Television Newscast

 

 

 

CONTENTS

Introduction

Producers—Definitions and Skills

The Logistics and Strategies of Producing

Technical Aspects of Producing

Summary

Test Your Knowledge

Exercises

In-Class Exercise: Creating a Newscast

KEY WORDS

Ad-Libs

Associate Producer

Back Timing

Balancing the Anchors

Blocks

Bumps

Clusters

Executive Producer

Field Producer

Gatekeeper

Kicker

Leads

Line Producer

Live Shots

News Hole

Peaks and Valleys

Teases

Toss

Web Producer

INTRODUCTION

By following this text, we’ve acquired the news, written the copy, and reported the story. However, even those who only want to report, shoot, edit, or anchor must be keenly aware of the producing process. A reporter may shape an individual story, ...

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