TV Key Words

CCNY Students at Spectrum NewsNY1

  KEY WORDS Video production has a vocabulary all its own.  The terms that follow will keep you from needing an 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 as “NATSOT” or natural sound on tape. It is a pre-digital …

Great Journalism Organizations

Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club in New York https://www.deadlineclub.org/scholarships New York Press Club Broadcast Education Association- National Association of Black Journalists National Association of Hispanic Journalists Asian American Journalism Association Native American Journalists Association South Asian Journalists Association Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association (Sarah says: "Unfortunately the only one that doesn't seem to offer …

Finding Data

You will find more infographics at Statista Although the situation is fluid, the countries worst hit by the COVID-19 pandemic are by now well known. In Asia, China and Iran have so far recorded the most cases. In Europe, Italy and Spain are at the center of the outbreak, and of course the United States …

Set-Up Sheet

Every newsroom has its way of giving out assignments. Many use a set-up sheet that gives basic information to reporters. Before you begin to report your story, create a set-up sheet for each shoot. It should give details about your planned shoot. What is the story? Briefly outline the story for yourself and your editor …