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Posts Tagged ‘CBS New York’

Mediabistro Demo Reel Intensive Framed by Numerous Success Stories

The Demo Reel Shoot portion of Mediabistro’s upcoming tiered Reel Reporting intensive in Los Angeles the weekend of November 13-16 is not cheap. However, when it comes to putting together an entertainment or TV news reporting reel that can lead to a real job, the old adage applies: you get what you pay for.

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Before investing in the Reel Reporting course, Julie Parise was producing Web journalism for CBS New York. Soon after putting something together with program founder Stephanie Tsoflias, she landed a full-time on-camera job with Augusta, Georgia ABC-TV affiliate WJBF-TV.

“The news director, when she hired me, said my reel was really impressive,” Parise recalls via telephone. “And I knew that a lot of the other reporters that applied either had their own reels or college reels. So this was probably a little more professional looking.”

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Mediabistro Course

Copy Editing: Intro

Copy Editing: IntroStarting January 6, learn basic copy editing skills using the AP Stylebook! In this course, you'll learn how to use dictionaries and online reference tools to edit work, ask the right questions to clarify convoluted copy, prepare for a copy editing test, and tailor your resume to find more work as a copy editor. Register now!

Daily News Heralds Tavern on the Green a ‘Tourist Trap No More’

Next to a therapist’s couch, where various mental problems gained during New York’s “winter from hell” can be broken down, the renovated Tavern on the Green could be right up there as a spring-summer comfort spot. At least if the advance reviews are to be believed.

KatySparksandTeamFollowing Tuesday’s friends, family and media preview, the NYDN duo of Michael Kaminer and Gersh Kuntzman are full of praise for an establishment that has wisely turned a culinary corner:

Chef Katy Sparks’ (pictured, front right) food is a far cry from the ersatz Italian dishes at the old Tavern, famously dubbed “Crap-hole on the Green” in one of the more polite Yelp posts before the restaurant closed.

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Young Naturists America Scolds Journalists for Krazy Kidz Adult Party Coverage

It’s unlikely very many journalists are going to be quaking in their winter boots over this.

But for the February record, here is the gauntlet that has been thrown down this morning by Young Naturists America co-founder Jordan Blum after investigating the media’s sensational coverage of a nighttime event at Long Island children’s romper room Krazy Kidz. The gathering featured pajama-clad adults and, at one point, a nude flash mob:

“The media coverage which focused on the nudity, has distorted the facts and relied on overly dramatic reporting. We would like to officially admonish those journalists who reported about the ‘Naked Adult Pajama Party.’”

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