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News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling

News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling

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September 2024 | 456 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
With a focus on how the modern newsroom runs and operates, News Writing and Reporting: A Strategic Approach to Storytelling, First Edition prepares students to become successful journalists in today’s competitive news industry.  Author Chris Vaccaro applies an audience-centered and business-minded approach, discusses emerging media trends, and guides students through strategic thought in multiplatform reporting and storytelling. The book offers practical career tips, interviews with reporters, and full career and product development guides. Lists of strategies and writing exercises at the end of each chapter arm students with the tactics for planning, structuring, and editing content on multiple platforms. 
Chapter 1 What is News?
Chapter 2 The News Story
Chapter 3 Multiplatform Journalism
Chapter 4 Subjects, Sourcing, and Records
Chapter 5 Interview Skills
Chapter 6 Beat Coverage
Chapter 7 Writing Strategy and Style
Chapter 8 Story Structure, Sentence Construction, and Word Choice
Chapter 9 How News Organizations Work Today
Chapter 10 Longform and Feature Writing
Chapter 11 Journalism Jobs
Chapter 12 Writing for Video and Audio Platforms
Chapter 13 Media Law and Ethics


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