Broadcast News Lesson Plans

Online

  • Creating a Broadcast News Package
    Journalism students need to understand how to create stories using many different types of media. Video is one of those types of media. After reviewing and working on the basics of written news stories students will take these skills as a young journalist and create a small package that will cover a topic, relevant to school, within three class periods.

Radio

  • A week of NPR
    This lesson is developed to be part of the study of media frameworks during an introductory Journalism class. It should expose students to quality journalism and how in-depth coverage is used effectively. It should inspire students to think comparatively about news programming and how radio measures up to print. It is also meant to show students how a serious news organization can have fun in reporting, as well as getting students excited about current events.

Television

  • Creating a Broadcast News Package
    Journalism students need to understand how to create stories using many different types of media. Video is one of those types of media. After reviewing and working on the basics of written news stories students will take these skills as a young journalist and create a small package that will cover a topic, relevant to school, within three class periods.
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