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Starting Your Career in Broadcasting Working on and off the Air in Radio and Television

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ISBN-10: 1581154895

ISBN-13: 9781581154894

Edition: 2007

Authors: Chris Schneider

List price: $19.95
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Starting Your Career in Broadcastingis the complete guide to breaking into this competitive field--and staying there. It’s packed with advice from top personalities including Bob Costas, Chris Berman, Larry King, Jim Lampley, Bob Kingsley, Rene Syler, Troy Aikman, plus station managers and other broadcasting pros, all sharing stories of how they got their start in broadcasting. Often hilarious, sometimes moving, always insightful, these anecdotes offer first-hand guidance on making the right career choices. Chapters explore specific on-air and behind-the-scenes jobs; broadcasting schools and what they teach; what news and program directors seek in job applicants; tips for being effective on…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/18/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

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Introduction : why and how I wrote this book
The big bang! : how top radio and television stars got their start
Is broadcasting right for you?
Broadcasting success
Getting started on the air
Getting started off the air
University and career broadcast schools
What and how universities are teaching broadcast students
What news and program directors are looking for
Crossing over
Buying time on the air
Being good on the air
How top radio and television personalities improved themselves on the air
The big break
Did they really say that?
The ups and the downs
Trouble shooting
Dealing with allergies and the common cold
Final advice
Further information on university and career schools
Examples of teaching tools used at top university programs
How do they figure out the ratings?