Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 12:30

Year 2 TV assessment

We are looking for TV package of 80 to 100 seconds' duration. 

Please supply a studio link for the item, with in and out words and duration to the second. 

The piece should have at least two interviewees, a piece to camera and VO.

It should be suitable for a Kent Regional TV station

There are no other restrictions on content and approach.

You may use material from any source, subject to copyright.

 Please supply a script and, in the rationale box, a short note explaining any ethical points; why the piece is newsworthy;as well as why you chose your interviewees. 

The assessment will be marked according to the following guidelines. Quality of journalism is the single most important factor.  


Studio link: 10 marks

Is the studio link, or cue, accurately and competently written. Does it sell your story? 

Script and reasons: 10 marks

Is your script complete, including interviewees' words? Does it write out of the cue? Do your reasons for doing the story make sense?

Journalism skills: 30 marks

This judges your skills as a reporter. It takes into account the quality of your sources, the accuracy of your reporting, the angle you have chosen for your story and its relevance to your audience.

Technical competence: 20 marks

This assesses the technical qualities of the piece, quality of sound and pictures; and the accuracy of your edits. 

Understanding of principles: 20 marks

Have you demonstrated a grasp of the principles of producing a radio news piece? Have you structured your story correctly? 

Presentation: 10 marks

Do you look and sound like a professional reporter?

Total: 100 marks



Year 2 TV assessment deadline