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Reporter Debra Alfarone Joins WUSA From WPIX

Debra Alfarone is joining WUSA, the CBS affiliate in Washington, DC.

Alfarone joins the station from WPIX, the CW affiliate in New York City, where she has been a general assignment reporter since 2010. At WUSA, she will be the lead reporter for the station’s 11 p.m. newscast, which is anchored by Anita Brikman and Derek McGinty.

Before joining WPIX, Alfarone spent two years at WVIT, the NBC O&O in Hartford, as a reporter for the morning newscast. She has also worked at News 12 Connecticut as a reporter and fill-in anchor. Alfarone also serves as a Mediabistro instructor.

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An Introduction to TV News Reporting

Here’s a heads-up: Mediabistro’s “Intro to TV News Reporting” course begins tomorrow in New York.

The class, taught by veteran reporter Debra Alfarone (right) of WPIX, goes over the basics of what it takes to be a good TV news reporter, including how to structure a piece, write a killer script, deliver a live report, and conduct on-camera interviews.

In addition to providing the fundamentals needed to pursue a career in TV journalism, the class gives students the opportunity to tape a studio segment as well as a live stand-up.

For more information on the course, including a syllabus, visit HERE.