Apply for free custom newsroom training

If you and your newsroom are looking for some training on a budget, Investigative Reporters and Editors is offering free custom training. IRE offers experienced trainers who will visit selected newsrooms for two days of intense, in-house investigative training – all at no cost. Spots in the program are limited... - MORE -

Watch broadcaster testimony on police body cameras

The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association is showing its support for legislation that would set rules for the use of police body cameras and the release of video recorded by these devices. WISN-TV News Director Ben Hart provided testimony yesterday to the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety, with an introduction... - MORE -
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Tips for Writing News Promos and Teases

When it comes to doing teases (or “stand-up bumps”), too often the reporter will give away the entire story, rather than truly “tease” the listener or viewer.  Most of them are too long, and give away too many details. Print writing coaches often illustrate the difference between a headline and... - MORE -