In-person classes have a dedicated instructor to guide you, assignments to help you make progress, and evening meeting times to connect you with classmates. You’ll get a high level of attention and personalized feedback from your instructor while interacting with fellow students to form new connections. Classes include weekly lessons, workshopping, and assignments. There is also an ongoing online discussion forum where you can connect with your instructor and classmates between meeting sessions.
TV News Reporting
Write and tape two segments for a demo reel
- Mondays 6:45-9:45pm ET, 4 sessions full schedule
To land a job as a TV reporter, you need a demo reel. Period.
In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of television reporting while you manage tight deadlines, draft news scripts, and deliver news content. You'll prepare two taped appearances to add to your demo reel -- shot by a professional news camera operator. We'll review piece-structuring techniques, how to deliver live coverage, and how to set up and conduct an on-camera interview.
In this class, you will learn how to:
- Draft a TV news script that's informative and entertaining
- Write and speak for a television audience
- Deliver a news stand-up
- Set up feature pieces
- Understand the editing process and translate your needs to editors
By the end of class, you will have:
Two taped appearances.
Students who have taken this class have landed jobs at:
CBS Interactive, Fox Business Channel, Fox Philadelphia, and News 12.