Tuesday, September 13, 2011

"ASSIGNMENT" DESCRIPTIONS and EXPECTATIONS

ANCHORS:
Anchors will introduce the show, reporters and feature stories.
Anchors will write their own scripts (due one week before Tape Day).
Anchors will be expected on Tape Day ready to go.

REPORTERS:
Reporters will deliver the News they are assigned.
Reporters can seek news but will also be "fed" information by parent volunteers
Reporters will write their own scripts (due one week before Tape Day).
Reports should not exceed 1 minute 30 seconds.
Reporters will be expected on Tape Day ready to go.

REVIEWERS:
Reviewers will choose a movie or book to share and prepare a review.
Reviews will be due one week before Tape Day and should not exceed one minute.
Reviewers will be expected on Tape Day.

FEATURES:
Features will be pitched @ one month before Tape Day.
Anyone can do a feature -- topics are varied and not-specific, though concentrate on relevancy.
Features must be completed (fully edited) one week before Tape Day.
Feature "doers" are not expected at Tape Day.

OPINION:
Opinion pieces will be pitched @ one month before Tape Day.
Anyone can do an Opinion Piece!
Opinions must be completed (fully edited) one week before Tape Day.
Opinion "doers" will be expected at Tape Day.

DIRECTORS/CAMERA/PRODUCTION:
Directors will work with MHTV Staff to keep on-air talent on mark and organized.
Directors are expected at Tape Days.

Camera Apprentices will work with MHTV Staff to shoot Tape Day.
Camera Apprentices are expected at Tape Days.

Producers will make sure Tape Days run smoothly.
Producers will keep track of timing, scripts, etc. on Tape Day.

VIDEO EDITING/FINAL PRODUCTION:
Video editors will work with MHTV Staff to put the final show together.
Video editors will be expected at MHTV studios on to two days after Tape Days, 3:30pm at MHTV studios..

Additionally, video editors may be available to help MYN kids with Feature editing.



These are TBD positions that we're thinking about:

EDITORIAL STAFF:
Editorial staffers will organize and brain-storm story idea and MYN Content.
A parent coordinator is necessary.

COPY WRITING:
Copy writers will work with (younger) Anchors and Reporters who may not have experience.

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