Entertainment Journalism: Making it your Career (Paperback)Ben Falk (author)
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Entertainment Journalism is a practical guide to one of the most highly visible areas of media practice. Drawing on 20 years' experience as an entertainment journalist, Ben Falk gives a comprehensive overview of journalistic reporting on the arts industries, with particular focus on film, music, TV and celebrity gossip. This is coupled with an extensive range of tips and tools to help students and young professionals hone the key skills required for a career in entertainment journalism. Interviews with industry professionals appear throughout, from current editors of the biggest entertainment brands, Hollywood bureau chiefs and critics to consumer publicists, multimedia content producers, live radio correspondents, video makers, TV presenters and social media specialists.
breaking a story
working at press junkets and red carpet events
working with PRs
selling as a freelance
using social media for reporting and networking
breaking into the industry.
With up-to-the-minute expert advice, accessibly written guidance on writing and reporting and invaluable perspectives from those within the entertainment world, this is an instructive and insightful book for any aspiring showbiz journalist.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 156
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm