Steve is a regional radio executive for the AP bureau based in Phoenix. Art owns the very successful Oldies But Goodies album series and a number of radio stations in Tucson and Fresno. Art worked evenings at HOT In late he was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame.
After our video has been sent, sending the template triggers its delivery to clients. It gives clients key information to allow them to start using the video. The main rule is that TV, text and pix use the same slugs as each other.
Check for text coverage on your story first; check the list at the top in the WNE LOG queue in iNews; check Newsplanner and if still unsure, your multimedia desk should be able to help.
After the slash, you will then add further words to reflect the actual content of the story. This may or may not contain the location of the story, depending on what is appropriate. If necessary, you can always add further hyphens, e.
In the story above, the number of characters is 29, so this would be fine. Please note — if text, pix and video have all worked together on a multimedia operation for a specific story, then the entire slug must be identical across all three platforms. If you are aware that it is a multimedia story, then please double-check which slug is being used.
There are also occasions when text uses more than one word before or after the hyphen. If video covers a story before text has filed, you must still check with text whether they are covering and agree a slug as usual.
But if text is not covering the story, then we have a little more leeway in choosing a slug that suits us. Please still try to follow existing procedures, e. FEED The name s of the feed s your story will be sent to.
You can send to a secondary feed at the same time by selecting FEED 2. Unless specified, all Reuters copyright material can be permissioned for Eurovision. We do not want to permission material uppicked from other Eurovision members. These are the only people able to authorise a change of priority, so please call in to request an upgrade.
The lower the number, the higher the priority. The following paragraphs are for every producer: Sometimes the headline used by text in the wire will be ideal, sometimes it will not. Headline Basics Try to keep the headline down to around six words if possible.
Headlines should be written in the present tense i. Seattle explosion injures nine firefighters not Seattle explosion has injured nine firefighters Use the active voice, i. Pakistan earthquake kills 10, not Ten are killed in Pakistan quake Refer to the name of a country, city or well-known figure to indicate location of story.
Clients who have limited English may not understand a play on words, pun or double-entendre! We do not put full stops at the end of our headlines You do not need full names for major world figures, e. Use titles for those who are less well known, e. Be wary of using humour in straight news stories.
Many people do not know exactly what it refers to, and it means different things in different countries. Instead we should be clear about what the video actually is, i. Examples of good headlines: Car blast kills four in Benghazi -officials Drone footage shows Italy quake damage Zombie flashmob dances in Berlin Twitter to shut down Vine The content of soundbites is often helpful when trying to decide on a headline.
There are several ways to cast a bite-led headline, grammatically: Second TurkStream stage depends on European market Double-check that there are no spelling mistakes including names of people and places or typos before moving on. The headline is the first thing many of the clients see on Media Express, so you must be sure you have it right.
If you have any doubts, ask a fellow producer or the Sub. It is added automatically by iNEWS and has the format: No action is required. Must be written like this: Use a colon between the minutes and seconds and time the story without the slate.In-Focus Communications increases sales for companies like yours by first: Listening.
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How to Write Broadcast Scripts. Broadcast script writing differs from print writing in several important ways. Clarity is even more important in broadcast than in print, because the viewer won't have the opportunity to go back and read anything she missed the first time. Brief, simple sentences are also essential, so.
Broadcasting as a medium of art. The artistic potential of any medium is determined by the unique form it offers and forces on the artist and by its capacity as an effective vehicle of communication in its own right.
The form of any art includes the circumstance through which it reaches its public. Feature film writing is all about telling a story that can be contained within the confines of a three-act, two-hour film, but television is about finding ways to script, timed just as the commercial or act breaks in a broadcast would be, so the than one on a premium cable station, and the same rule applies to one-hour.
A few weeks ago, a number of people started reporting having trouble with Siri. Phrases like 'Call my wife' or 'Tell my dad' stopped working. Siri knew who those people were but proclaimed 'Uh oh, I don't have a phone number for Jane Isa Doe.".