Build Your Career in TV Broadcasting

Course Overview

Build Your Career in TV Broadcasting
Self-Directed Course
Time Estimate:
2 hours

The regular price is $74.95 for this Poynter course. If participants want to create a professional reel of themselves, you may buy a promotional package from the Reel Media group.

About Self-Directed Courses

In a self-directed course, you can start and stop whenever you like, progressing entirely at your own pace and going back as many times as you want to review the material.

Get a straightforward introduction to the basics of broadcast journalism. This self-paced course, developed with Reel Media Group, covers the foundational concepts of broadcasting, including:

  • How to prepare a script
  • Tips for writing for broadcast
  • How to present yourself
  • The elements of a strong demo reel
  • Tips for your social media presence

This course is for anyone interested in exploring the world of broadcast journalism. If you want to build a career in TV broadcasting, start here.

Optional Add-On from Reel Media: Create a Demo Reel

Need a demo reel? Participants in this course who wish to create a professional demo reel may purchase Reel Media Group’s signature Demo Reel Boot Camp program. A range of in-person packages have been developed exclusively by Reel Media. The price of this course will be applied to your Reel Media purchase. These additional packages are available solely through Reel Media. Contact for more details.

If you have questions about the Boot Camp packages and pricing, please contact Reel Media directly. Poynter News University is not connected with the Boot Camp program.

Training Partner:

Reel Media Group

Reel Media Group is one of America's top broadcast talent development, mentorship and effective communication agencies. It is the only agency certified to teach the Vocal Awareness Method, the platinum standard for vocal training in TV, film and broadcasting for over 50 years. Reel Media's partnership with celebrity vocal coach Arthur Samuel Joseph will not only prepare you to be the best broadcaster, it will also give you skill sets currently only available at the network level.