1. Broadcast News: Writing, Reporting, and Producing
– This book focuses on the technical side of television journalism. It provides the reader with information regarding the skills, techniques, etc. used within the field. The authors provide this information through their own expertise as well as real life examples from television scripts and stories.
2. Broadcast News
– Similar to the first book, this book outlines the steps in broadcast news journalism. However, this book looks more at the step by step approach of the skill. This book allows the reader to chose which step/section they are most concerned with and truly zero in on that skill.
3. Broadcast Journalism: Techniques of Radio and Television News
– This book , written by Andrew Boyd, addresses different topics of broadcast journalism. Specifically, the book discusses Radio and Television journalism.
Journals + Articles
1. “Broadcast Journalism”
– Article found on the Loyola Notre Dame Library’s online database by William S. Paley
– This source is a PDF form which presents the text of a speech given by William S. Paley, chairman of CBS Inc., on May 31, 1974, which deals with the role of broadcast journalism in the promotion of freedom.
2. “The growth of TV news, the demise of journalism”
– This article was found on the LNDL database as well, by Carey Dobney and Gerald Sussman of Portland State University
– In response to the dearth of critical literature on the transformation of local news ownership structure and the impacts of technological reorganization of news production on the television profession and local communities, this source analyzes the consolidation of local news and the paradox of expanded news hours in times of shrinking staffs and less-trusting audiences. Focused on Portland, Oregon, characterized as one of America’s most civically active cities and a top-25 market, it interviewed many key workers from among the city’s four television newsrooms.
3. “Van Early Wright”
– This article focuses on sport broadcaster Van Earl Wright and his shift in occupation from broadcasting and how he got back into it. Mainly this article is chosen to look at the details about his subsequent unemployment and unemployment in the broadcasting industry in general.
4. “Career Portfolios for Broadcast Journalism Students”
– This article was chosen because it examines specific guidelines that help students get jobs in Broadcasting Journalism. The journal outlines certain qualifications to help find employment and characters tics that are found in successful broadcast journalism employees.