Newscasting is the medium of broadcasting of different news events and other information via television, radio or internet in the field of broadcast journalism. The news reporter makes aware the people about important events, sports coverage, weather forecasts, traffic reports, commentary and other material that the broadcaster feels is relevant to their audience. And a news presenter or newscaster or an anchor is a person who presents news during a news program on television, on the radio or on the internet. The news reporter or anchor would read the news from news copy which he may or may not have helped write the producer or news writer. Indeed broadcasting is not an easy task that everyone thinks so, the main part of broadcasting is the script in which the anchorman or anchorwoman represents and attract the audience. Below we have included the best news casting script for reporters.
It includes the general script you may use anytime while reporting.
Best News Casting Script for Reporters
Most of the news reporters go for news headlines in the beginning. After briefing the headlines they greet the viewers. As examples given below:
1. Hello there welcome to Newsline, it’s (insert date and time). I’m (insert the newscaster name).
2. Welcome to (insert the name of the news) this is the late night edition. I ‘m (insert the newscaster name).
3. Good evening/good morning/good afternoon and welcome to (insert the name of the news). this is (insert the newscaster name).
4. Good morning, I’m (insert 1st anchor name) and I’m (insert 2nd anchor name) welcome to the “world news” bringing you the eye on the news for Monday, 5 March 2018.
Elaborating the Headlines
After briefing the headlines and short greeting, the reporter elaborate the headlines and initially goes for shocking news to attract the attention of the audience. As an example given below.
On Camera, E-Rickshaw Spins Out Of Control. How It Was Stopped
Surveillance cameras in East China’s Bozhou city have captured how a traffic cop, with the help of commuters, brought an out-of-control electronic rickshaw, or e-rickshaw, to a stop.
Australia Cop Quits Over Racist Videos, One Said “Indian, Pak Peasants”
One of Australia’s top police officers has quit after being linked to crude racist, sexist and pornographic online posts that his boss described Tuesday as “shocking”.
“Gone Way Too Soon”. Bollywood Remembers Veteran Actor Sridevi
Sridevi died at age 54 in Dubai reportedly after cardiac arrest. As the news of her death broke, Twitter was soon flooded with condolences and many of her fans refused to believe the shocking news.
Sports journalism is the essential element of many news media organizations. The audience is very curious to know the reports on sporting topics and competitions. Some examples of sports news are given below.
Zidane: “Real Madrid will have to suffer against PSG”
Zinedine Zidane spoke to the press in Paris ahead of Real Madrid’s visit to PSG in the second leg of the Champions League last-16.
David Warner to continue as Australian cricket team vice-captain: Darren Lehmann
David Warner will remain Australian cricket team vice-captain despite his tiff with South Africa’s Quinton de Kock in the Durban Test.
Champions League yellow/red cards: the 10 players with the most
Mark van Bommel appeared 76 times in the Champions League with PSV Eindhoven, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and AC Milan, receiving 25 cards: 24 yellows and one straight red. He was sent off twice in total……
Weather forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the conditions of the atmosphere for given location and time. Human beings have accepted to predict the weather informally for millennia and formally since the 19th century. And they make aware the people about the conditions of the atmosphere via television, radio or internet. The example of the weather forecast is given below.
Partly cloudy in the evening, becoming cloudy overnight. Low around 55 F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Sun may give way to rain for this evening, with a 10 percent chance of precipitation and a low of 50 degrees. Winds will remain calm at 9 mph. Clear with cloudy periods; a slight chance of showers or thundershowers. Mostly clear with showers likely. Slight chance of a thunderstorm. 3 to 6 mm of rain.
Conclusion: I hope the above newscasting script gave you a good idea for reporting. Moreover, if you need any script related to reporting, please feel free to ask it by commenting it the comment section below.