jrn3365 producing exercise 2

You are going to produce the first block of a newscast from the opening (or preshow tease) all the way through the first commercial break.

It must have a minimum of 5 stories

It must include at least one script for each of the following 5 story types: Copy, VO, SOT, VO/SOT, PKG.

Your total time must be between 7:30 – 9 minutes.
When timing out you scripts each line of anchor text is 2.5 seconds. (2 lines is = 5 seconds)
Be sure to add the package and SOT times to your Total Story Times.(upper right of each script) VO times are needed for the director but do NOT need to be calculated into the Total Story Time.

At least 3 of your stories must have a twitter message

The animated show open is 20 seconds long be sure to include that in your rundown

Include a preshow tease and a 1st break tease:
You will write scripts for each story, including a preshow tease and a (2 part) tease before commercial break (tease a sports story and a national story) that ends the A block.

Your Anchors are “Aaron Fredrick” and “Anna Cecil”

You will submit through Canvas a PDF or Word Document (DOC, DOCX) of your rundown and scripts. All other formats will be rejected. (pages, Open Office). If you do use something other than Word to submit your work then save it as a PDF.

You can submit your exercise as many times as you need to. The last one uploaded in will be graded.

Deadline is by class on MONDAY, April 27, 2020 11:59 pm

Tools:
A running Time Calculator to help you out. http://www.grun1.com/utils/timeCalc.html
(Links to an external site.)
A character counter for tweets www.charactercountonline.com (Links to an external site.)

Script Template:
(STORY NAME HERE)
(ANCHOR NAME HERE)
<INSERT STORY TEXT HERE>
===(TAKE <STORY TYPE HERE>)===
===(TAKE TAG)===
(ANCHOR NAME HERE)
<INSERT TAG TEXT HERE>

Director’s Notes:
TAKE:PKG/SOT/VO
TIME:0:00
SIGOUT/OUTCUE:”…”

News Stories are available at the in modules under “Producing Exercise Story Bank,pdf

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