Don’t Let Allergies Or Colds Make You Sound As Bad As You Feel
A Radio To Web Cheatsheet
Three Tips For Sounding Better On Air
An Illlinois Prounciation Guide Complete With Someone Pronouncing The Word For You
We are going to leave this week’s Tip of The Week up for a bit. We will also add it to a permanent place on our site.
Now you can hear how the word should be pronounced.
Remember The Forecast. Don’t Read It.
It is amazing for as many times as an anchor or host gives the forecast, how few actually give it any thought. One way to be more conversational and just as informative is to commit the weather to memory at the beginning of your shift. If you know the forecast, More
The Dreaded Passive Voice Revisited
This was one of the most popular Tips Of The Week on our site this past year.
Thanks to Ken Keller. A good chunk of this article came from an INBA Tune In back in the 1990’s (based on the original article mentioning Governor Jim Edgar.)
With Mr. More
Too Soon? Not Soon Enough? This Week’s Tip.
I hear and see it a lot. A reporter telling me a town may soon see a new business. Citizens may soon see higher garbage rates. The state may soon be home to… you get my point. Perhaps telling your audience something may be coming soon works good enough. More
A Great Transcribing Tool… Free! It’s our Tip Of the Week
This one comes from Poynter. It’s one of the reasons why I threw a little money their way during their end of year fundraising campaign.
Ren LaForme listed the top 10 tools for journalism from the past year. They are worth a look. This one caught my attention. More
News Vets Expand On Last Week’s Tip
In our Tip Of the Week last time, we emphasized the importance of reading your script aloud. A few veteran news folks responded with some additions. So let’s share those thoughts reinforcing and expanding that idea.
Jay Pearce-WVIK Rock Island and a long time presence on both commercial and public airwaves in Illinois -” More