TV drama uses soccer to promote social change

While millions around the world watch their favorite soccer teams compete in the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, another “team” is tackling social issues in the African nation of Kenya.

Tracy Jarrett | June 30, 2010

Online film teaches basics of videojournalism

An eight-minute film, produced by the U.K.’s National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ), offers technical tips and guidelines on shooting news videos for Web sites.

Renata Johnson | December 04, 2008

Broadcast Writing Tips

General rules, dos and don'ts of broadcast writing, courtesy of longtime journalist and media trainer Michelle Betz.

Michelle Betz | June 27, 2008

Microphone Placement

Keeping the microphone off-axis or at an angle to the speaker is crucial for many microphone to avoid plosives: the popping Ps and hard consonant Cs and Ks. Place the microphone roughly at 45 degrees, between the ear and the nose.

Cesar Miquel | June 27, 2008