Epiphany…

A sudden awareness of something wonderful! And it all came about because a former reporter asked where the reporters were in the photograph of newsreel cameramen that graces my facebook page. I responded that there were no reporters...just cameramen until the late 20s when soundmen appeared with all of their apparatus. Epiphany. No reporters for … Continue reading Epiphany…

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Recognition comes rarely…

...to those behind the camera. Kudos to WITI in Wisconsin for this segment recognizing fifty years of great photographers at their station. Thanks to Amanda Emily for posting and Kathy Newell for reposting and passing it along to me.

Stacking the studio show…

Audiences love both novelty and familiarity. They want consistency, but also look forward to change. Here's how to make these opposites work. The consistency/familiarity are the format of the show. Have a recognizable format. Here's mine: One minute bars/ten second countdown (not part of the show/professional requirement) Show open Anchor intros Pledge of Allegiance or … Continue reading Stacking the studio show…