It Takes More Than Good Looks

To Succeed at Television News Reporting

Author: Wayne Freedman

Publisher: Wayne Freedman

ISBN: 9780984312535

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 297

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A guidebook for television news reporters seeking better jobs, and for students who aspire to the business. It is also a fascinating, entertaining read for anyone who wonders what news professionals really do in the field. Wayne Freedman has reported at the network and local levels for more than three decades. He has received 51 Emmy awards, all while living in San Francisco. Readers of IT TAKES MORE THAN GOOD LOOKS see what he sees, struggle as he struggles, and learn as he solves problems. "We learn through experience, so I tried to make the book a mind meld," said Freedman, who wrote in anecdotal form while drawing lessons from his rich and fascinating career. The book is an instructional memoir. "People remember details when they relate to a story. The formula works in news reporting and also teaching," says Freedman. "This is not a book for fact crammers. It's about learning to tell any kind of news story in a narrative style. Stories that stick."
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Why I'm a Journalist

Personal Stories from Those Who Cover the News

Author: Aaron Chimbel

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351858386

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

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Why be a journalist? It can be a difficult job with long hours, hard work and an uncertain future. Journalists face relentless criticism and an industry in transition. Aaron Chimbel has put together a collection of essays from working journalists who answer the question — why be a journalist? — with their personal stories of coming up, toiling in the field and writing important, career-defining stories. These journalists come from different platforms, beats and locations, offering varying accounts of the travails and rewards of being a working journalist across changing landscapes and timelines. The essays in Why I’m a Journalist offer encouragement and wisdom about the path to being a reporter, a broadcaster, an editor or a media professional. This is a collection for students interested in the field, early upstarts engaged with building their careers and seasoned pros looking to learn from their colleagues.?
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News Now

Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age (2-downloads)

Author: Susan Green,Mark Lodato,B. William Silcock,Carol Schwalbe

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317346106

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 320

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Debuting in its first edition News Now: Visual Storytelling in the Digital Age helps today's broadcast journalism students prepare for a mobile, interactive, and highly competitive workplace. The authors, all faculty members of the prestigious Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, bring their real-world expertise to a book designed to be a trusted reference for the next generation of broadcast journalists.
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Friends: A Love Story

Author: Angela Bassett,Courtney B. Vance

Publisher: Kimani Press

ISBN: 1426827423

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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What if you met your future soul mate, but were too busy living in the here and now to realize you'd found "the one"? That's what happened when Courtney B. Vance met Angela Bassett…. They ran for years as friends in the same small circles. They had some hits, but mostly misses with other partners, and they shared one spectacularly dreadful first date together. And then, Courtney and Angela connected. Experience the up-close-and-personal, real-life love story of this inspirational African-American celebrity couple. Learn how they navigate the fickle tides of fame while keeping their relationship fresh and true. See how they've carved a meaningful life together in spite of humble beginnings, family tragedy and the ups and downs of stardom, with love, faith and determination.
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His Paradise Wife

Author: Tina Martin

Publisher: Tina Martin Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 178

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Handsome, self-made, millionaire bachelor, Dante Champion is on a mission to make Emily Mitchell his wife by any means necessary - even if he has to lure her to Pleasure Island, hoping she'll fall in love with him. Too bad Emily's heart is not available for love. Two years after her husband Melvin passed, Emily is still grieving his death. She's buried herself in her work, in making her high-end boutique a success. She has no interest in dating again and she's definitely not about to be swept off her feet by one of those Champion brothers. ***The Champion Brothers series books are all standalone books.*** Book 1, His Paradise Wife is Dante Champion's story. Book 2, When A Champion Wants You is Dimitrius Champion's story. Book 3, The Best Thing He Never Knew He Needed is Desmond Champion's story. Book 4, Wives And Champions is a family novel. Book 5, The Way Champions Love is Harding Champion's story.
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Ride a Painted Pony

Author: Kathleen Eagle

Publisher: Bell Bridge Books

ISBN: 1611947316

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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"Eagle delivers." Publishers Weekly A woman on the run . . . The terrified eyes in the middle of the highway belonged to a woman--battered, bruised, and barely conscious. Nick Red Shield swerved his pickup and empty horse trailer to avoid her, but neither he nor the mysterious Lauren Davis could avoid the collision of their lives . . . though Nick's loner instincts kick into high gear, Lauren's vulnerability tugs at him in ways he'd thought long since shut down. More comfortable with horses than people, he's drawn to the secretive runaway. But even in the safe haven of his South Dakota ranch, among the magnificent painted horses of Western legend, the danger shadowing Lauren's life will compel her to new acts of desperation to save her young son and force Nick to confront demons bent on destroying them both. Kathleen Eagle is a mother, grandmother, teacher, chief cook and bottle washer, and best-selling writer. She has published over fifty books during the course of her long career. She lives in Minnesota with her husband of over 40 years, the Lakota cowboy who continues to inspire the stories readers treasure.
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Hot Rod Magazine All the Covers

Author: Drew Hardin,Editors of Hot Rod Magazine

Publisher: Motorbooks International

ISBN: 0760338175

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

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In its sixty-plus years of existence, Hot Rod magazine has featured hundreds of cars on its cover. This book showcases each cover in full color, along with images of the cover car from select issues.
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It Takes a Village

Author: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1471108643

Category: Social Science

Page: 320

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Ten years ago one of America's most important public figures, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, chronicled her quest both deeply personal and, in the truest sense, public to help make our society into the kind of village that enables children to become able, caring resilient adults. IT TAKES A VILLAGE is a textbook for caring, filled with truths that are worth a read, and a reread. In her substantial new introduction, Senator Clinton reflects on how our village has changed over the last decade, from the internet to education, and on how her own understanding of children has deepened as she has watched Chelsea grow up and take on challenges new to her generation, from a first job to living through a terrorist attack. She discusses how the work she is doing in the Senate is helping children and looks at where America has been successful, improvements in the foster care system and support for adoption, and where there is still work to be done, providing pre-school programmes and universal health care to all our children. This new edition elucidates how the choices we make about how we raise our children, and how we support families, will determine how all nations will face the challenges of this century.
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Video Journalism for the Web

A Practical Introduction to Documentary Storytelling

Author: Kurt Lancaster

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 041589266X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 154

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As newspapers and broadcast news outlets direct more resources toward online content, print reporters and photojournalists are picking up video cameras and crafting new kinds of stories with their lenses. Creating multimedia video journalism requires more than simply adapting traditional broadcast techniques: it calls for a new way of thinking about how people engage with the news and with emerging media technologies. In this guide, Kurt Lancaster teaches students and professional journalists how to shoot better video and tell better stories on the web, providing a strong understanding of cinematic storytelling and documentary production so their videos will stand out from the crowd. Video Journalism for the Web introduces students to all the basic skills and techniques of good video journalism and documentary storytelling, from shots and camera movements to sound and editing--as well as offering tips for developing compelling, character-driven narratives and using social media to launch a successful career as a "backpack journalist." Shooting, editing, and writing exercises throughout the book allow students to put these techniques into practice, and case studies and interviews with top documentary journalists provide real-world perspectives on a career in video journalism. This book gives aspiring documentary journalists the tools they need to get out in the field and start shooting unforgettable multimedia stories.
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Remedial Magic

A Faeriewalker Bonus Story

Author: Jenna Black

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

ISBN: 1429990791

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 32

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Delve deeper into the world of the fae with this Faeriewalker bonus story from Jenna Black. In "Remedial Magic," Kimber finds that having a prodigy for an older brother is not so fun...especially one who is magic wiz-kid. But Kimber has a plan to finally step out of his shadow.
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Obsessive Pursuit

Author: Seekay Lan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1477280405

Category: Fiction

Page: 274

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He is a Japanese bandit who has no qualms about raping women and killing people without batting an eye. She is a Chinese girl who just wants to lead a normal life. They live light years away from each other, but God plays a cruel joke on them. Their paths cross in China during the war in an unexpected twist of fate, resulting in a surprising development and string of events that completely change their lives. Years pass. In a bizarre twist of destiny, their paths cross again in New York, but there is far more going on than just two people en route to a fateful showdown.
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To Him that Overcometh

Author: Franklin Pierce Johnson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Clergy

Page: 199

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What It Takes

The Way to the White House

Author: Richard Ben Cramer

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1453219641

Category: Political Science

Page: 1060

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Before Game Change there was What It Takes, a ride along the 1988 campaign trail and “possibly the best [book] ever written about an American election” (NPR). Written by Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and New York Times–bestselling author Richard Ben Cramer, What It Takes is “a perfect-pitch rendering of the emotions, the intensity, the anguish, and the emptiness of what may have been the last normal two-party campaign in American history” (Time). An up-close, in-depth look at six candidates—George H. W. “Poppy” Bush, Bob Dole, Joe Biden, Michael Dukakis, Richard Gephardt, and Gary Hart—this account of the 1988 US presidential campaign explores a unique moment in history, with details on everything from Bush at the Astrodome to Hart’s Donna Rice scandal. Cramer also addresses the question we find ourselves pondering every four years: How do presumably ordinary people acquire that mixture of ambition, stamina, and pure shamelessness that allows them to throw their hat in the ring as a candidate for leadership of the free world? Exhaustively researched from thousands of hours of interviews, What It Takes creates powerful portraits of these Republican and Democratic contenders, and the consultants, donors, journalists, handlers, and hangers-on who surround them, as they meet, greet, and strategize their way through primary season chasing the nomination, resulting in “a hipped-up amalgam of Teddy White, Tom Wolfe, and Norman Mailer” (Los Angeles Times Book Review). With timeless insight that helps us understand the current state of the nation, this “ultimate insider’s book on presidential politics” explores what helps these people survive, what makes them prosper, what drives them, and ultimately, what drives our government—human beings, in all their flawed glory (San Francisco Chronicle).
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Syndicate Woman

Author: Charles Nuetzel

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434400050

Category: Fiction

Page: 172

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She had been murdered in her bedroom. And Robert Bradley was determined to find those responsible! A book that rips naked the hard truth of what can happen to any young woman willing to pay the price for survival in the big city!
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Make It Memorable

Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

Author: Bob Dotson

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442256125

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 156

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A nuts-and-bolts guide to the craft of visual storytelling, written for students and up-and-coming journalists by one of the country’s best-loved news correspondents.
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The New Picasso: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Concept Musical (A Romantic Musical Thriller)

Author: Jonathan David Sloate

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1312335491

Category: Fiction

Page: 194

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The New Picasso (imagine Great Expectations & Titanic meet Moulin Rouge! & The Great Gatsby) and The Tower of Babel from award-winning writer Jonathan David Sloate, composer for the Mortal Kombat franchise, Academy Awards winner Sense and Sensibility, Beowulf, the ShoWest Awards, and movies starring Kate Winslet (Titanic), Hugh Grant (Notting Hill), Tom Wilkinson (Batman Begins, Shakespeare in Love, Rush Hour), Emma Thompson (Nanny McPhee, Harry Potter), Alan Rickman (Die Hard, Robin Hood), Christopher Lambert (Highlander), Clancy Brown (Shawshank Redemption, SpongeBob SquarePants), Brian Tochi (Police Academy, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Olivia d'Abo (Wayne's World 2), Cree Summer (Rugrats), Luke Perry (Beverly Hills 90210), Dorian Harewood (Full Metal Jacket), Ron Perlman (Alien, Blade II, Hellboy), Paolo Montalban (The King and I, Cinderella), Daniel Bernhardt (The Matrix Reloaded), Kristanna Loken (Terminator 3), Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Kate Burton (Grey's Anatomy), & Claire Danes (Homeland).
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''I Do!'' Love Stories

Love Stories

Author: John Reid

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 147712070X

Category: Fiction

Page: 488

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Eight assorted romances, and surprisingly, most of these loves last forever.
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On Camera

How To Report, Anchor & Interview

Author: Nancy Reardon,Tom Flynn

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 1136033939

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 384

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Want access to the best-kept secrets and tips for sounding and looking professional while presenting on-camera for television? This is your toolkit. Reardon's On Camera: How to Report Anchor and Interview teaches you how to become professional and effective on camera. Learn how to appear, and feel, at ease-whether doing an interview or reporting in the field, or whether reading copy from a prompter or giving a video presentation. Read about what tricks the pros use to get the best interview answers from their subjects. . Nancy Reardon reveals a career's worth of inside stories from the world of reporting-insights toward helping you develop your professional skills . Get the scoop on job techniques and essentials: how to anchor, report & interview with the hallmarks of a pro . The CD-ROM is a course in itself, with video examples of how to interview on-camera, prompter copy for you to practice your reading and breathing techniques These are the nuts and bolts of how to do the job at the network level or as a backpack journalist so that when you're standing in front of the camera, in the studio, or out on location-you know what you're doing. Nancy gives you techniques behind professional on camera presentation, with exercises drawn from her years of teaching. The book, co-written by Tom Flynn with decades of experience at the networks, provides tricks of the trade and some surprising-but-true stories from inside the business. Presenting on camera is not limited to television. Today, most businesses require you to be media savvy. You have to learn how to comfortably present yourself in video conferences, as well as videotaped messages to large and small groups. Whether you are new to television or have experience in front of the camera, you can improve on your current skills by reflecting on the career-focused tips and tried-and-true principles inside this book's cover-all oriented to skills development. The book's CD-ROM contains instructional videos, an interactive feature story that allows you to write, edit and read your script, as well as vocal technique demonstration videos led by the author. Included is prompter copy that you will get nowhere else. It gives you the experience of reading a script from the prompter just as the pros do in the studio. We hope you enjoy the witty drawings by New Yorker cartoonist W. Miller, which illustrate on camera positioning!
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It Takes a Tribe

Building the Tough Mudder Movement

Author: Will Dean

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0735214700

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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“Who on earth wants to jump into ice baths and run through fire and wallow in mud on a Sunday afternoon, just for the hell of it?” my professors asked. My gut feeling was—plenty of people. Will Dean, founder of extreme obstacle course Tough Mudder, shares the thrilling inside story of how a scrappy startup grew into a movement whose millions of members feel like co-owners. He shows how other companies can embrace the Tough Mudder playbook by nurturing tribes of passionate fans while constantly experimenting with new risks. After five years as a British counterterrorism officer and two years at Harvard Business School, Dean was determined not to follow his classmates to Wall Street or Silicon Valley. Instead, he pursued his unique vision for an extreme obstacle course—a ten- to twelve-mile gauntlet pushing participants to their limits and helping them surpass those limits together. Instead of cutthroat competition, Tough Mudder would be about continual self-improvement and collective energy. It would be about the power of a tribe. Dean and his small team launched the first Tough Mudder event in May 2010, hosting 5,000 pioneers at a deserted ski resort in Pennsylvania. Just seven years later, more than 3 million people on four continents have participated at least once, and hundreds of thousands have done so repeatedly. More than 20,000 are so committed that they sport a Tough Mudder tattoo. Mudders prove the power of fierce and unshakable loyalty to one another and the challenge itself. Proudly sport­ing orange headbands and team uniforms, they’ll run through mud, climb steep walls, face elec­tric shocks, and slide down the side of a moun­tain. The tougher the experience, the greater the satisfaction. It Takes a Tribe shows you how to embody the Tough Mudder spirit and capture the same magic. As a Tough Mudder slogan says, “When was the last time you did something for the first time?”
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Whatever it Takes

Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America

Author: Paul Tough

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547247960

Category: Education

Page: 310

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A portrait of African-American activist Geoffrey Canada describes his radical approach to eliminating inner-city poverty, one that proposes to transform the lives of poor children by changing their schools, their families, and their neighborhoods at the same time.
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