"HOW TO BREAK INTO TV NEWS” with Cathleen Trigg
Get hands on training with an Emmy Award Winning TV News Anchor!
Are you a Journalism or Broadcasting student who has never stood in front of a camera?
If you think you can just wing it, you’re setting yourself up for a big disappointment. Sign up for this hands-on class that will give you the skills needed to compete in America’s top markets as a TV News Reporter/Anchor. We will train you and give you the secrets to a successful career as a TV News Anchor/Reporter. You’ll learn the true tricks of the trade that text books simply can’t teach you, from industry professionals who live it everyday.
Award winning TVAnchor Cathleen Trigg Jones will teach you:
- How the business works.
- How to produce, write and report a news package
- How to conduct live interviews
- How to craft a story
- How to get the sound bite
- How to be an Anchor
- The do The do’s and don’
- How to put a resume reel together
- What to say and what not to say on a job interview
In addition, you will get individual coaching from an experienced news reporter in New York (the #1 TV market in the nation!), who will supervise your work and accompany you on shoots to offer first hand instruction and coaching. Your story will be shot and edited by a top-notch photographer and editor who will critique your story and give you tips on how to improve your style, and write to your video to get the best story.
By the end of the course, you will not only have the knowledge, skills and confidence to get a job in television, but you will also have your own personalized demo reel which you will be able to start sending out immediately to news directors and agents to get a job!
As a fantastic bonus, CBS Executive News Producer and five time EMMY Award winning journalist, Byron Harmon will be our special guest to share his experience with you.
Cathleen Trigg is an Emmy award winning journalist known for her role as an Anchor and Reporter for UPN 9, now known as MY 9 News in the New York market. With over 15 years of on-air experience, she has spent the last 7 years establishing her self as one of the most versatile and well respected journalists in the #1 TV market. Ms. Trigg has trained and mentored numerous journalism students, helping them to get jobs and establish relationships with News Directors at stations around the country.
Course: How to Break into TV News
Days: 5 Wednesdays from 7 to 9 PM