Tag: Journalism

Chronicles of a TV news producer

“So, you’re on TV, right?” It’s a question I often get after telling people what I do on the weekends. To be specific, I produce the Saturday and Sunday morning newscasts. But unlike reporting or other on-air talent, most folks don’t know what producers actually do. Hell, I hardly knew until I became one.

Intern Log: May 16 – May 22

Thursday, May 20 I was photography today, but I did more in-house stuff. KCCI News Director Dave Busiek and Kevin Cooney looked at the stories Addison and I had edited the night before. It’s amazing how much is learned from listening to Dave for five minutes (he’s been a news director for a long time).