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Starting Your Career in Broadcasting: Working on and Off the Air in Radio and Television (07 Edition)

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A must-read for everyone looking for that big break in radio or TV.

Starting Your Career in Broadcasting is the complete guide to breaking into this competitive fieldand 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 the air; how an aspiring broadcaster can buy airtime; weathering the ups and downs of a competitive industry; and much more.

• Advice from top names including Bob Costas, Larry King, Troy Aikman, many others

• Career opportunities on the air and behind the scenes

• Includes profiles of top broadcasting schools, with tuition costs, Web sites, more

Book News Annotation:

This volume details how to begin or improve a career in broadcasting, with advice from many in the field, such as Bob Costas, Larry King, Jim Lampley, E.D. Hill, Rene Syler, station managers, and educators. Schneider relates how many stars got their start, and incorporates stories about their background and experiences throughout the book, from Walter Cronkite to Garrison Keillor. He discusses on-air and off-air jobs, schools and programs, resumes and interviews, and ways that athletes can get into the business. Techniques for use on-air, preparation, and other tips are also given. Schneider is a sportscaster and talk show host. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Starting Your Career in Broadcasting is the complete guide to breaking into this competitive field--and staying there. Its 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 the air; how an aspiring broadcaster can buy airtime; weathering the ups and downs of a competitive industry; and much more.

About the Author

Chris Schneider is an award-winning sportscaster heard by millions each week as a talk-show host for CBS Radio in Dallas. For more than twenty-five years, he has worked on-air in major markets, including Los Angeles, Chicago, and London for USA Radio Network, ESPN, BBC, and others. He lives in Hurst, Texas.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781581154894
Author:
Schneider
Publisher:
Allworth Press
Author:
Schneider, Chris
Subject:
Vocational Guidance
Subject:
Radio
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
Broadcasting
Subject:
Careers - Other Specific Fields
Subject:
Broadcasting -- Vocational guidance.
Subject:
Business-Careers
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20070931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x .6 in .875 lb

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Starting Your Career in Broadcasting is the complete guide to breaking into this competitive field--and staying there. Its 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 the air; how an aspiring broadcaster can buy airtime; weathering the ups and downs of a competitive industry; and much more.
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