Radio Archive

News Vets Expand On Last Week’s Tip

Posted August 14, 2018 by Bill Wheelhouse

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  

Read Your Story Aloud!

Posted August 7, 2018 by Bill Wheelhouse

It sounds elementary. It is elementary.  It doesn’t mean we do it every time.  Read your story out loud.  Does it sound natural?  If you are having problems with pacing or smooth reading, it might be because your sentences are too long.   Shorten the sentences.  Aim for 10 words or less in each phrase.   More