This workbook contains advice and practice material for use with the ICFJ videotape/text training program Getting the Story: The Basics of Professional Journalism. The videotape shows various activities being performed in the gathering and processing of news. The 39-minute video has three parts. Each of this Workbook’s three parts corresponds to a part in the videotape. The workbook is meant to be used in a classroom situation or merely as an individual supplement to the videotape.