The Broadcast Journalism Handbook has everything you ever wanted to know about working in the television news business but were afraid to ask! College courses teach the theory of how a television newsroom works; here, working journalists show the reality of the business. Learn the ropesand how to head off amateur errorsfrom the authors' vast experiences and dozens of interviews with news professionals. The economic recession and new advances in technology are making this exciting career more competitive than ever, and this book will give budding journalists a head start with an insider's view of the jobnecessary in today's environment. Complete with a news glossary, job-searching tips, helpful web sites, and real-life scenarios that put the student in the shoes of today's journalists, The Broadcast Journalism Handbook covers many newsroom positions, from assignment editors to producers, reporters, and anchors. It gives you newsroom experience before you get the job.