ABC and CBS Coverage of Hurricane Fiona

https://abcnews.go.com/US/tropical-storm-fiona-leaves-dead-heads-puerto-rico/story?id=90056374 https://www.cbsnews.com/news/hurricane-fiona-dominican-republic-puerto-rico-power-outage/ CBS News Vos Hurricane Fiona caused dangerous flash flooding and mud storms after arriving as a category one storm yesterday. It knocked out power for the entire island, plunging millions into darkness. Meterologist Mike Sidel our partner at the weather center made his way there. Mike, if we have you good morning. More …

Flight Attendant Script 2

Flight Attendant 2 https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/08/25/flight-attendants-are-taking-self-defense-training-to-deal-with-unruly-passengers.html + SUGGESTED SHEP INTRO: MORE AND MORE FLIGHT ATTENDANTS --  TAKING PART IN *SELF-DEFENSE CLASSES AS THE NUMBER OF UNRULY PASSENGER INCIDENTS CONTINUES TO SKYROCKET. (FS - STAT) THE F-A-A REPORTS IT HAS SEEN A NEARLY 300-PERCENT *INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF CASES SO FAR THIS YEAR… COMPARED TO ALL OF …

Flight Attendant Script 1

Flight Attendant Story 1 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/07/15/fed-up-with-being-cursed-out-and-attacked-flight-attendants-speak-out-about-unruly-passengers.html SUGGESTED SHEP INTRO: UNRULY PASSENGERS ON PLANES. IT’S GETTING WORSE EVERY DAY. THE F-A-A REPORTS --  THERE HAVE BEEN MORE THAN 34-HUNDRED (3,420)  REPORTS MADE SO FAR THIS YEAR…  A TYPICAL YEAR?  BETWEEN 100 TO 150 INCIDENTS. SO WHAT’S IT REALLY LIKE FOR FLIGHT ATTENDANTS… THOSE ON FRONT LINES -- …

TV Key Words

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KEY WORDS TV and video production have their own vocabulary. Sometimes they share the same language and sometimes they don't. The terms that follow will keep you from needing a TV language interpreter. NATSOT: Sounds of sirens, doors closing, and music that’s played up-full without narration are called “natural sound,” and indicated on a script …

Formats For Writing TV News Stories

Brooklyn family at Coney Island wearing masks. Photo by ConsumerMojo.com

Writing TV Stories  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gpd8-iCsmVg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTCqyfJwkx0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ST22BV8OZE We use four formats for reporting and storytelling in television journalism: the live-shot or live report, VO or voice over, the VOSOT or voice over to SOT (sound on tape-the portion of the interview you use) and the "package" or full TV news report assembled as one piece. When …