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Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism University of Southern California

Josh Francis

Class of 2007, Bachelor's


What are the top three skills journalism students should learn in college?:

1) Be creative, handy in any kind of tight bind whether a local news story or crashing with network news, 2) Having will and character to get through just about anything, and 3) ‘Have a little fun with it!’ If you’re having fun, your viewers will too...ask Judy Muller! smile

What were your duties at ATVN? :

Playback, Floor Director, Writer/Shooter/Editor, Weather Anchor, Reporter

What is your advice to aspiring journalists?:

Learn how to write! write!... and write some more...! It is the most important thing that you can do in working not only with network news, but especially with entertainment TV. And if you can, practice as best you can on how to quickly master that skill.


April 16, 2007

Governor Schwarzenegger plans to reform California's healthcare system

Billboard Debate

April 9, 2007

Josh Francis has more on how a bill  to remove billboards could affect the city of L.A.

USG Election Coverage:Jeremy Avila and Laura Lee Brown campaign profile

February 8, 2007

ATVN's Josh Francis continues our USG election coverage with a look at Jeremy Avila and Laura Lee Brown's campaign.

LA's Democratic Rally on election night

November 8, 2006

ATVN's Josh Francis was at LA's Democratic Rally on election night. He found out what the Democrats are looking forward...

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