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Broadcast News Writing, Reporting, and Producing, 5th Edition by Ted White, Frank Barnas

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Fieldwork

CONTENTS

Introduction

Equipment

Video

Audio

 KEY WORDS  

B-Roll

Handheld Microphone

Room Tone

Batteries

Lavaliere Microphone

Sequence

Camera Body

Lens

Time Code

Cover Footage

Mixed Light

Tripod

Earphones

Nat Sound

Videotape

Establishing Shot

Pass

Viewfinder

Filter

Primary Sound

White Balance

Frame

Although we emphasize the need for journalists to develop writing and reporting skills, students also need to acquire some basic technical and production skills, such as how to use video cameras and editing software. These skills are necessary in the increasingly competitive world of broadcast journalism.

Some stations have always required reporters to shoot their own stories, interviews, ...

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