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Feature Writing for Journalists (Media Skills)

Sharon Wheeler

Feature Writing for Journalists (Media Skills)

by Sharon Wheeler

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7492116M
ISBN 10041533635X
ISBN 109780415336352

Aug 21,  · Feature articles also include more of the elements that are used in traditional storytelling—description, scene-setting, quotes, and background information. Both fiction and non-fiction writers often say their aim is to help readers paint a visual portrait in their minds of what's happening in a story. That's also the goal of feature writing. Sep 17,  · Campus Journalism (Writing Features) 1. CAMPUS JOURNALISM Sara Jessica L. Carillo 2. What should be written in Feature story? Personalities/ character sketch- Usually Short- Emphasize more on the person. Experience and Adventure- Featurettes- First person point of view 3.

6. Printed Materials – books, newspapers, magazines (Reading good models reading a lot!) 7. Rich media or multi-media Suggested Activities for Feature Writing 1. Visit a botanical garden. Write a feature story about the trip, or about the garden or some interesting plants. 2. . Sep 06,  · Here's how to write like a journalist to craft compelling content and turn readers into loyal fans. Features are only important if they directly deliver benefits. Tip 3: Write Social Media Campaigns That Tell A Complete themendocinoroofingnetwork.com: Ben Sailer.

A feature story can be in a news article, a newspaper, and even online. Types. In The Universal Journalist, David Randall suggests the following categories of feature: Colour piece Describing a scene and throw light on its theme. Fly on the wall Activities are observed without the involvement of the journalist. Behind the scenes. Writing for digital publication - longform Jane Bentley 8. Style Glossary of terms used in journalism Further reading. About the Authors. Wynford Hicks is the author of various books on journalism and writing including English for Journalists (Routledge, ), now in its fourth edition, and Quite Literally: Problem Words and How to Use Them.


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Feature Writing for Journalists (Media Skills) by Sharon Wheeler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mar 01,  · Feature Writing for Journalists considers both newspapers and magazines and helps the new or aspiring journalist to become a successful feature writer. Using examples from a wide range of papers, specialist and trade magazines and 'alternative' publications, Sharon Wheeler considers the /5.

Jul 16,  · Feature Writing for Journalists considers both newspapers and magazines and helps the new or aspiring journalist to become a successful feature writer. Using Skip to main contentAuthor: Sharon Wheeler. Apr 27,  · Feature Writing: The Pursuit of Excellence (7th Edition) (Mysearchlab Series for Communication) [Edward Jay Friedlander, John D.

Lee] on themendocinoroofingnetwork.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Updated in a new 7th edition, this book helps the reader cultivate vital journalistic skills/5(5). Feature Writing for Journalists considers both newspapers and magazines and helps the new or aspiring journalist to become a successful feature writer.

This book is great for any writer looking to try journalism. It teaches the 'old-school' basics, which, unfortunately too many on-air journalists neglect.

This book is for the serious print Feature Writing for Journalists book who wants his writing to appeal to the themendocinoroofingnetwork.com by: 3. Feature Writing tells the reader a story. It has a beginning (lead), middle and end. It uses quotes liberally and allows the reader to see the story through detailed description and vivid writing.

Jul 15,  · Types of Feature Stories for Journalists Profiles, live-ins, and trend stories provide the human angle. Share Flipboard Email (some have been turned into books). The live-in in some ways is the ultimate feature story: an example of the reporter—and, then, the reader—becoming immersed in the topic.

8 Tips For Writing Great Feature. Feature writing is not just about covering a story; it’s about tapping into reader’s interests and keeping them hooked. On this course you will explore feature writing for journalists; finding out what interests the reader and how to maintain their interest.

Feature Writing for Journalists examines the specific skills and challenges in writing engaging, exploratory and illuminating features for publication across a range of media. Exploring the whole craft of feature writing, from developing an idea to different methods of publication, the book examines a range of feature types, including personal features, long form news-based stories and Author: Sharon Wheeler.

Mar 30,  · With relevant case studies as well as interviews with practitioners, "Feature Writing for Journalists" is exactly what you need to understand and create exciting and informative features /5(3).

The Art and Craft of Feature Writing, William Blundell, Plume, (Note: While somewhat dated, this book explicitly frames a strategy for approaching the kinds of research-based, public affairs features this course encourages.) Writing as Craft and Magic (second edition), Carl Sessions Stepp,Oxford University Press.

On Writing Well. Books written by journalists. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Jan 20,  · Buy the Paperback Book Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students by Dan Rowe at themendocinoroofingnetwork.com, Canada's largest bookstore.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Feature Writing for Journalism and Media Students provides readers with an engaging introduction to the vibrant world of journalistic feature writing. Writing for Journalists is about the craft of journalistic writing: how to put one word after another so that the reader gets the message – or the joke – goes on reading and comes back for more.

It is a practical guide for all those who write for newspapers, periodicals and websites, whether students, 5/5(1). List of current and past Pulitzer categories in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Includes years each category has existed.

List of current and past Pulitzer categories in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music. Feature Writing (present) Commentary (present) Criticism (present) Editorial Writing (present). Jul 31,  · And some books I simply dislike, even though they show up on many lists like this (“The Elements of Style,” “On Writing,” “The Journalist and the Murderer” and “Personal History”).

I’ve explained my reasons in a separate post. (Also, I’m keeping a post of books. Sep 24,  · Journalists usually refer to what they write as stories. Not articles or reports, occasionally pieces, but stories. This does not apply only to. FEATURE WRITING IN JOURNALISM.

FEATURE WRITING (Caven Masuku, Gweru, Zimbabwe) Introduction A good feature writer is neither wordy nor flowery. He is precise and straight to the point. Often, a feature ends where the lead started, with a single person or event. [Summarized from Bruce Itule & Douglas Anderson, News Writing and Reporting for Today’s Media, 3rd.

Edition, New York: McGraw-Hill, ] Links Books on Journalism and News Reporting. Aug 24,  · Question no. 9What are some tips to enhance good feature writing. The tone of your piece is vital. Sprinkling some rhymes will make the feature more readable.

But be aware not to overdo it, or your write-up will end up as a poem. Using figures of speech is an effective tool in enhancing your feature writing. Several of Wilkerson's articles are included in the book Pulitzer Prize Feature Stories: America's Best Writing, -edited by David Garlock.

Wilkerson has won a George S. Polk Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and a Journalist of the Year award from the National Association of Black Journalists ().Introduction to Journalism Student Activities Book By Dianne Smith Publisher: Douglas Lord Matthews Text Editor: Lisa Fitzsimmons Bledsoe Production Manager: Gregory A.

Phillips.The Basics of Media Writing: A Strategic Approach helps readers develop the essential writing skills and professional habits needed to succeed in 21st-century media careers.

This research-driven, strategy-based media writing textbook digs deeply into how media professionals think and write in journalism, public relations, advertising, and other forms of strategic communication.