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Attention aspiring broadcast journalist and on-screen anchors! Learn how to conduct yourself on-camera and during interviews with Newton News anchor Jenn Adams.
• Conversation techniques: cheerful, argumentative, tender
• Interview techniques: hard news (direct, informational), soft (live guests or features, non-confrontational, emotional and comfortable)
• Rules of conversation: prepare, communication listen, research, stay interested, keep energy level up, listen
• Pre-interview: know question to ask, find out information, be polite, relax your guests
• Questions: get them to trust you, direct questions get direct answers, jump in if answer too long, anecdotes and stories, have more questions than you need
More About NewTV
NewTV is a non-profit Newton-based organization focused on providing the Newton community with a platform for opinions, local information and news not generally available from commercial or public media. NewTV also offers training, a media facility and content distribution while supporting the First Amendment right to free speech of the Newton community. NewTV operates three separate channels including The Community Channel, The Education Channel and The Government Channel. Any member of the community is able to join NewTV.
The NewTV studio also serves as a local art gallery, featuring painters and photographers from the Newton community and high schools.
In addition to its programming, NewTV offers classes in various areas of production, audio recording, lighting and directing.
NewTV is a half-mile walk from the Newton Highlands MBTA stop (green line, D branch). The #59 MBTA bus also stops close by at the intersection of Needham Street and Easy Street.
Other events here
- NewTV Opening Reception Tomorrow, May 22, 7:00 pm–9:00 pm