Teaching television broadcast skills to ensure journalism and media students are future proof in a multi-skilled media industry
Television broadcasting is the most wonderful, dynamic, vibrant, frustrating, demanding, rewarding and all-consuming of industries. For me, there is simply no better feeling than delivering a finished programme for transmission. Be it a 60-second news item or a 60-minute documentary, the feeling is always the same; one of accomplishment, excitement and sheer relief, in equal measure.
Now, if you’re reading this, chances are that you may also want to sample that feeling and enter TV broadcasting. So can I take this chance to say good choice… and good luck! This blog will offer you a few tips to get you started on the path to your chosen career, drawing on content from lessons I have given at Harlow College to degree and NCTJ students.