Most stations have some form of information segments on the air. It may be a formal newscast, sports updates or entertainment news feature, but at some point  tips for writing better news stories will come in handy for all information segments.

One of the biggest problems in information segments is the lack of creativity in the writing process. Most stories are packed with information, data and facts, copy is usually too long and the language is stiff and formal.

News is programming content, and if it’s going to be on the air, time and effort should be put into making it the best it can be.

5 Tips For Writing News

Here are 5 writing tips that will add life and energy to information elements.


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