Make It Memorable: Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

Make It Memorable: Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

Make It Memorable: Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

Make It Memorable: Writing and Packaging Visual News with Style

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Veteran NBC News correspondent Bob Dotson and New York Times visual investigations producer Drew Jordan present a hands-on approach to the craft of visual storytelling. The third edition offers new insight for the digital age and a step-by-step explanation of how to find and create all kinds of visual stories under tight deadlines.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781538174906
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/22/2023
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 604,943
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.46(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Bob Dotson, special correspondent for the NBC Today show, has more than forty years of experience in the field of broadcast journalism. His long running “American Story” segment is one of the most honored series in network television history, winning more than 100 awards, including eight Emmys. Dotson has received more than seventy awards, including six Edward R. Murrow Awards for "Best Network News Writing", top journalism awards from DuPont-Columbia and the Robert F. Kennedy Foundation, numerous National Headliner Awards, the Sprague Memorial Citation from the National Press Photographers Association, and the William Allen White Foundation’s 2015 National Citation for long-standing journalistic excellence in service to the profession and community.

Drew Jordan is a motion design, graphics, and creative visuals specialist. As a member of the Visual Investigations team at the New York Times, he was part of a team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2020 for coverage of Russia’s bombing of hospitals in Syria and again in 2022 for their coverage of errant drone strikes in Afghanistan. He has been a graphics editor and producer for 6 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, an Alfred I. Du Pont award, a Peabody award, and Malofiej Gold. Previously, he worked as a creative lead for NBC and ran his own studio specializing in motion design for journalistic and documentary productions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Become a Better Storyteller Chapter 2: Getting Started Chapter 3: Successfully Pitch the Stories You Want to Do Chapter 4: Interviewing  Chapter 5: Look for Different Ways to Tell Your Story Chapter 6: Shooting Your Story Chapter 8: Writing Chapter 9: Lighting the Path to What’s New Additional Videos Available for Viewing Appendix Glossary of Script Cues Acknowledgments  Index  About the Authors
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