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So you want to be a TV news reporter

, University of Southern California, United States

University of Southern California . Awarded

Record type: THESIS


The purpose of this research project has been to create a website that acts as a how-to guide for becoming a TV news reporter.

The intended audience is made up of journalism students and aspiring reporters who are looking for their first TV news reporting jobs. Interviews with small-to-medium market news directors from all over the country helped create a comprehensive guide to breaking into the broadcast reporting business.

The content first takes aspiring reporters through the requirements for beginning a reporting career (experience, skills, demographics, and on-air appearance). Then, it provides tips from successful journalists and instructors on how to use that experience to secure a TV reporting job.

The content in this document will be converted into HTML and will function as an interactive website at http://www.????.


Watts, J. So you want to be a TV news reporter. Master's thesis, University of Southern California. Retrieved May 26, 2019 from .

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