Formats For Writing TV News Stories

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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 …

How We Write

When you sit down to write make, sure that each sentence reflects what you mean. Use active verbs and write clear concise sentences that convey your ideas. Active Voice The subject comes first in an active sentence. Example Police arrested a man recently freed on bail for allegedly beating and assaulting a woman in a …