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Want to be a TV Reporter? Learn From NYC Veteran Wendy Gillette

In Mediabistro’s Intro to TV News Reporting class, freelance reporter Wendy Gillette (who you may recognize from WCBS, Fios1 News, NBC News, and CBS Newspath), will show you how to write, deliver, and produce news that’s timely, concise, and relevant. You’ll learn the fundamentals of television reporting while you manage tight deadlines, draft news scripts, and appear onscreen.

We’ll review piece-structuring techniques, how to deliver live coverage, and how to set up and conduct an on-camera interview. Plus, you’ll shoot two segments for use in your demo reel.

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
  • Adapt your tone for breaking news

As a reader of TVSpy, we’d like to offer you a $75 discount. Just use the code SPY75 on the checkout page. Class starts March 12 in Midtown NYC. Click here to register.

Mediabistro Course

Multimedia Journalism

Multimedia JournalismStarting September 25, learn how to create interactive packages with photos, audio, and video! Taught by a multiplatform journalist, Darragh Worland will teach you how to come up stories that would be best told in a multimedia format, and create original content for that package using photos, slideshows, and short video and audio pieces. Register now! 
 

WCBS Spots Former New York Met Directing Traffic Following Snowstorm

New York area residents saw their fair share of eyebrow-raising sights this morning as they struggled to commute to work.

Perhaps stranger, although not by much, than the image of Katie Couric helping Barry Diller with his stuck Maserati in Central Park, is the sight of former New York Mets player and manager Bobby Valentine directing traffic in Stamford, CT.

WCBS reporter Wendy Gillette was covering gridlocked traffic along I-95 when she spotted Valentine at an intersection nearby.

“I’ve been doing this since 3 in the morning,” the former Met told Gillette.  Apparently, Valentine is an official safety director for the city. Video after the jump… Read more