EasyTips for Writing a Broadcast

Posted On March 26, 2008

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The Lead-Make sure you start your lead off right with the 5 Ws and How. Who, What, When, Where, Why, and of course How.

Quotes-Make sure you use says, and do not use “quote, unquote.”

Style-Use short sentences, no ones wants to read or hear long or drawn out sentences.

Abbreviations-Make sure you write out….example NCAA….it should be written as N-C-A-A.

Numbers- When writing a broadcast, someone else is reading your work, so you need to write out the numbers, example: 1…..One

Symbols: Same goes for numbers, write out the symbol, example: @….at

Just some lil tips for everyone so writing a broadcast becomes easier!

http://www.jprof.com/broadcasting/bcstyletips.html

http://poynter.org/column.asp?id=32&aid=3047

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