Paid to Report the News
a television reporter you will have an exciting job reporting local
or national news.
may be covering a political convention one day, interviewing a celebrity
the next, and reporting on breaking news after that.
only are you among the first to know about major local and world
events, you often get to witness them in person. The
people you meet will range from the very ordinary to very famous.
been sent on assignment to go behind the scenes of the Oprah Winfrey
show in Chicago and Cosmopolitan magazine in New York. I have interviewed
presidential candidates, governors, senators, actors, Olympic athletes,
talk show hosts, and recording stars."
the FabJob Guide to Become a Television
Reporter you will discover how you
can get started and succeed in this exciting career.
is a lot of competition for television reporting jobs. But you can
improve your chances of getting hired as a television reporter
by approaching stations the right way.
can get the competitive edge with this guide. Author
Nee is a professional career coach specializing in broadcast news.
A television anchor and reporter for 12 years, Rebecca taught journalism
at California State University. In this guide she shares her own experiences
as well as insider tips and career advice from other successful television
Author Rebecca Coates Nee
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to get
hired as a television reporter, including:
to develop the skills employers are looking for in television reporters, including:
to interview people to get the true story
to prepare for "going live" from the scene of a story
to overcome common mistakes most beginners make when reading
to have the TV "look" (hair, clothes, make-up, etc.) that can help
you get the job
to impress employers with your knowledge of the news
other reporters got their start, so you can get ideas for launching
your own career
you need to know about internships, including:
biggest mistake most people make in applying for a TV internship
to get an internship even if you're not a student
stations will give you the opportunity to get on-air most quickly
Hired as a Television Reporter
you will discover
best stations to approach for your first television reporting job
between the lines of job ads so you know what an employer is looking
for in a television reporter
hours of the day to contact employers
to put in your cover letter and resume that will make you
stand out from the crowd (plus the phrase you should not use in
your cover letter because news directors have seen it hundreds of times)
you need to know about preparing a tape, for a television reporting
employers reject applicants within 15-30 seconds of watching a tape - what
to put on yours to keep them watching
to get reporting clips to put on your tape
tapes made as inexpensively as possible
to find contact information for each station
to get a personal appointment with a news director
best networking opportunities, where you can meet prospective employers
in a social setting
you need to know about interviews, including:
to dress for an interview
you must be able to answer correctly in an interview
you should not ask the person interviewing you
to do during an interview to make the news director remember you
in a positive way
You can have all this and more
for an incredible price. People pay up to $90 per hour for coaching on
how to break into television reporting. This guide includes some of the
advice you could get from other sources and more.
ways to break into your first on-air reporting job
U.S. cities (besides New York, Los Angeles and Chicago) that are considered
the top television markets
an agent to represent you even if you're a beginner (includes a
list of top agencies)
to break into TV news without a college degree
for getting excellent references
to have an outstanding audition for an anchor position
you need to know about contracts
How to move up to a better
paying job in a bigger city
can enter that will get you noticed by employers
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- Aaron Wulf
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