WIBW Market Visit October 13-14
Higher story count
Significantly less crime bunched together.
More personality but not overdoing it.
Things to pay attention to now…
Sports is special. You can’t really intro it and you have to be really careful when you tease it.
I heard no teases other than “and we’ll take a look at more stories across the sunflower state”
The writing is getting better but some stories are still written like wire stories.
More people telling stories, fewer telephone soundbites. Other anchors. Stories over sound for sound sake.
More nat sound. Youtube. Facebook videos.
Start every story like its the lede.
Sports. It would be better leading with a story rather than sports as a thing…
Example of leading by story…
7am newscast. HUGE difference and improvement over even a few weeks ago…