Most stations provide information segments. It may be a formal newscast, sports update, or entertainment news. Effective writing is the difference between a boring segment and one that holds (and attracts) listeners.  Here are some tips for writing better news stories.

This article is about writing better news stories for radio performers. Including: 

  • The entry point is the gateway to the story. 
  • How to write the way you speak…not the way you read. 
  • Who, What, When, Where, and Why are important elements. But which is most important? 
  • How to make the story come alive with colorful action words.
  • Making the story personal is the key to causing listeners to care. 
  • This simple writing tip is the single most important.

Tips For Writing News Stories


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