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Scripts Must Be Read Out Loud

By Emily Heckelman
Friday, November 2, 2012 | 9:56 a.m. PDT

Read and re-read the scirpts, fact-check the information, and make sure the video matches!

Good Writing is The Key to Success

By Funmi Akinyode
Thursday, November 1, 2012 | 10:35 p.m. PDT

Good writing is what gives the newscast and the website a polished feel. 

Thou Must Copy Edit

By Susan Deng
Thursday, November 1, 2012 | 12:06 p.m. PDT

Whether it's for the broadcast or web, copy editing is an important step that deserves more attention in the newsroom.

Damage Control: Copy Editing In Crunch Time

By Nick Edmonds
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | 5:11 p.m. PDT

When it comes to copy-editing, producers must learn when to guide MJ's and when to take the reins.  

Keep It Simple

By Aaron Lawton
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 | 1:55 p.m. PDT

Simple is always better when it comes to writing copy for a newscast.

Talk It Out

By Irene Byon
Friday, October 26, 2012 | 2:44 p.m. PDT

To get what you want in your newscast, you need to clearly say what you need.

Making Sense of the Noise

By Alex Stillman
Friday, October 26, 2012 | 2:03 p.m. PDT

In the clamor of the newsroom, it takes practice to filter what you need to hear. 

Communicating, Not Talking

By Layne Kaplan
Friday, October 26, 2012 | 10:37 a.m. PDT

As video teammate, it's all about communication in the newsroom.

If You're Not Overcommunicating, You're Undercommunicating

By Emily Heckelman
Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 11:21 p.m. PDT

Explain and re-explain. Check and double-check.

Speed Is The Word

By Aaron Lawton
Thursday, October 25, 2012 | 11:57 a.m. PDT

Working as the web producer sounds like an easy job. But when the news breaks, you had better be ready...

Thursday 04/17/14

Toa Lobendahn "It's A Great Trojan Family"

Jordan Austin "It's the Best Decision I've Made"

Claude Pelon "I Wanna Be the Next Great"

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$7 With Sara: Olvera Street

By Sara Frondoni
04/16/14 | 7:07 p.m. PDT

Hop the Metro to Olvera Street. For just $7, you can grab taquitos, check out a muesum, and try on...

Sat, 4/19/14 (All day)
Los Angeles
Sat, 4/19/14 | 3:30pm
590 South Santa Fe Ave in Downtown Los Angeles
Tue, 4/22/14 | 8:00pm
Bovard Auditorium
Thu, 4/24/14 | 6:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
Fri, 4/25/14 (All day)
Paramount Pictures Studios