Image Union, episode 0408: NBC-TV News

Image Union episode featuring "NBC-TV News" by The Visual Production Seminar at Columbia College. Videomakers include Barrie Dellenbach, Al Stoncius, and Dave Harvey. Color video. An inside look at the operations of a newsroom.

0:00Copy video clip URL Slate, black.

0:29Copy video clip URL Image Union opening.

1:13Copy video clip URL NBC-TV News by The Visual Production Seminar at Columbia College (Barrie Dellenbach, Al Stoncius, and Dave Harvey). Color video. An inside look at the operations of a newsroom.

2:45Copy video clip URL News team prepares for that evening’s broadcast. Various shots of people discussing, typing, collating, and so on.

3:26Copy video clip URL Dick Kay, political editor at NBC, is trying to collect a team for his segment. He says, “Television news is tremendously powerful…”

4:10Copy video clip URL Executive producer, Don Varyu: “A news story is either what people want to know or need to know.”

6:18Copy video clip URL Production team around a table arranging the evening’s segments.

11:05Copy video clip URL Production crew goes with Kay to do an investigative piece.

12:21Copy video clip URL Reporter describes how traumatic events are more interesting when more people are affected (like death toll). Footage of reporter getting information from people right after a fire: “That’s what a lot of local news is–chasing fire trucks.”

16:00Copy video clip URL Footage shot on-site after the fire is edited at NBC for the evening segment.

20:09Copy video clip URL Reporters (Linda Yu and Jill Dougherty), producers, and writers discuss the challenges of television news reporting.

21:43Copy video clip URL Various takes of Kay introducing a segment.

28:32Copy video clip URL Image Union credits.

 

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