Epic Kiker Kid News- EKKN

Where Epic Kiker Kids share Epic Kiker News!

Are you ready for THIS???

Time to get this newscast started! Picking jobs, learning about being on camera, how to write an interesting story, editing, and so much more! Here we go!

First:

Watch last a short video of last year's newscast to get an idea of what we are about to accomplish!
EKKN 2min Teaser

Tips From an Expert for Students interested in being ON SCREEN


We were very fortunate to have an experienced RTF (Radio, Television, Film) specialist give us some guidance!

  • News Presenters need to impart ENERGY
  • Presenters have to engage with the audience (he said to imagine you are talking to your very best friend)

When we are doing our PTC (news lingo for Piece To Camera) remember:

NCR

Be: Natural Confident Relaxed


Thinking about these things, practice in front of a mirror or have your parents video you on their phone. Especially if you want to be in front of the camera.

WRITING THE STORY: The questions you need to answer when writing a story for the newscast.

The Five "W"s and the "H"

To write a news story you need to know five things:

Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?

Any good news story gives you answers to each of these questions. You must drill these into your brain and they must become second nature.

For example, if you wish to cover a story about a local sports team entering a competition you will need to answer these questions:

  • Who is the team? Who is the coach? Who are the best players?
  • What sport do they play? What is the competition?
  • Where is the competition? Where does the team normally play?
  • When is the competition? How long have they been practicing?
  • Why are they entering this particular competition?
  • How are they going to enter the competition? Do they need to fundraise? How much training and preparation is required? What will they need to do to win?

Picking the Job that is Right for YOU!

There are many jobs you can pick to be part of the newscast. To help you decided here is a power point presentation with a list of jobs and brief descriptions. Read the list, then fill out the google form letting me know what you are interested in!


https://drive.google.com/a/austinisd.org/file/d/0BypOjIroKuErQzdySHcxVVlqWGM/view?usp=sharing