The First Light Video DVD: The Business Of TV News - An Inside Look: The Story takes you beyond the text book and the classroom, directly behind the scenes of TV news. Revealing not only the triumphs of news reporting, but the failures and problems, as well, the program teaches you what it takes to succeed and what the future holds for careers in television news. Learn from broadcast veterans with over three centuries of combined experience! The DVD features interviews from first time reporters, discussing what the job entails and what you can expect at your first news station. Film clips, anecdotes and industry tips are included, as well.
Follow two stories from assignment to air demonstrating the difference between the rookie and the veteran. First year reporter Robert Hughes (KWST, Yuma, AZ) and KGTV San Diego's Sal Rivera, a 20 year veteran, are the subjects. Watch and learn how the reporters turn their story assignments into broadcast packages. More importantly, listen carefully to what each reporter and his photojournalist have to say about this business called TV News.