Broadcast Journalism Bibliography

BOOKS

Alan, Jeff and James Martin Lane.
Anchoring America: The Changing Face of Network News.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 2003.

Allen, Craig M. News is People: The Rise of Local TV News
and the Fall of News from New York
.
Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 2001.

Arya, Bob. Thirty Seconds to Air.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1999.

Attkisson, Sharyl and Don Rodney Vaughan.
Writing Right for Broadcast and Internet News.
Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon, 2003.

Barnouw, Erik. A Tower in Babel:
the History of Broadcasting in the United States to 1933
.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1966.

—-. The Golden Web:
The History of Broadcasting in the United States 1933-1953
.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.

—-. The Image Empire:
the History of Broadcasting in the United States from 1953
.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.

Beadle, Mary and Michael D. Murry. Indelible Images:
Women of Local Television
.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 2001.

Beaman, Jim. Interviewing for Radio.
New York: Routledge, 2000.

Bliss, Edward and James L. Hoyt.
Writing News for Broadcast.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1994.

Block, Mervin. Broadcast Newswriting:
The RTNDA Reference Guide
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1994.

—-. Writing Broadcast News.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1997.

Block, Mervin and Joe Durso, Jr.
Writing News for TV and Radio
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1999.

Boyd, Andrew. Broadcast Journalism:
Techniques of Radio and TV News
. 5th ed.
Woburn, MA: Focal Press, 2001.

Brinkley, Joel. Defining Vision:
The Battle for the Future of Television
.
New York: Harcourt Brace and Company, 1997.

Brown, James and Quaal Ward.
Radio-Television-Cable Management
.
New York: McGraw Hill, 1998.

Butler, Jeremy G. Television: Critical Methods and Applications.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.

Carr, Forrest, Suzanne Huffman, and C.A. Tuggle.
Broadcast News Handbook
.
Boston: MA: McGraw Hill, 2001.

Carroll, Victoria. Writing News for Television.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1997.

Chantler, Paul and Peter Stewart. Local Radio Journalism.
Boston: Focal Press, 2003.

Cloud, Stanley and Lynne Olson. The Murrow Boys:
Pioneers on the Front Lines of Broadcast Journalism
.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

Cohler, David Keith. Broadcast Newswriting.
Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1990.

Cremer, Charles, et al. ENG: Television News.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.

Cronkite, Walter. A Reporter’s Life.
New York: Knopf, 1996.

Cronley, Connie. Sometimes a Wheel Falls Off:
Essays from Public Radio
.
New York: Hawk Publishing, 2000.

Crouse, Chuck. Reporting for Radio.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1998.

Darnton, Kate, Kayce Freed Jennings and Lynn Sherr.
Peter Jennings: A Reporter’s Life.
New York: Public Affairs, 2007.

Day, James. The Vanishing Vision:
The Inside Story of Public Television
.
Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1995.

Donald, Ralph and Thomas Spann.
Fundamentals of Television Production
.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 2000.

Dotson, Bob and Matt Lauer. Make It Memorable:
Writing and Packaging TV News With Style
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 2000.

Douglas, George H. The Early Days of Radio Broadcasting.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1987.

Douglas, Susan J. Inventing American Broadcasting, 1899-1922.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1987.

Duncan, Jacci, ed. Making Waves:
the 50 Greatest Women in Radio and Television
as Selected by American Women in Radio and Television
.
Kansas City, MO: Andrews McMeel, 2001.

Edgerton, Gary. Columbia History of American Television.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

Edwards, Bob. Edward R. Murrow
and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism
.
Hoboken, NJ: Willey, 2004.

Engelman, Ralph. Friendlyvision: Fred Friendly
and the Rise and Fall of Television Journalism.

New York: Columbia University Press, 2009.

Fensch, Thomas. Television News Anchors.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 1993.

Fleming, Carol. The Radio Handbook.
New York: Routledge, 2002.

Foote, Joe S., ed. Live From the Trenches:
The Changing Role of the Television News Correspondent
.
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1998.

Frank, Reuven. Out of Thin Air:
The Brief Wonderful Life of Network News
.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.

Freedman, Wayne. It Takes More Than Good Looks
To Succeed at TV News Reporting
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 2002.

Fry, Katherine. Constructing the Heartland:
Television News and Natural Disaster
.
Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, Inc., 2003.

Geller, Valerie. Creating Powerful Radio.
Boston: Focal, 2007.

Geisler, Jill. News Leadership at the Head of the Class. 2nd edition.
Washington, DC: Radio and Television News Directors Foundation, 2006.

Ghiglione, Loren. CBS’s Don Hollenbeck:
An Honest Reporter in the Age of McCarthyism
.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2008.

Gilbert, Allison, ed. Covering Catastrophe:
Broadcast Journalists Report September 11
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 2002.

Goldberg, Robert. Anchors:
Brokaw, Jennings, Rather and the Evening News
.
Secauscus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 1990.

Goldenson, Leonard H. Beating the Odds:
The Untold Story Behind the Rise of ABC
.
New York: Scribners, Maxwell Macmillan, 1991.

Gunther, Marc. The House that Roone Built:
the Inside Story of ABC News
.
Boston: Little, Brown, 1994.

Halper, Donna L. Invisible Stars:
A Social History of Women in American Broadcasting
.
Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2001.

Head, Sydney W. and Christopher H. Sterling.
Broadcasting in America
.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1996.

Hewitt, John. Airwords:
Writing for Broadcast News
. 3rd edition.
Mountain View, CA: Mayfield Pub. Company, 2002.

Hewitt, Don. Tell Me a Story:
Fifty Years and 60 Minutes in Television
.
New York: Public Affairs, 2001.

Hilliard, Robert L. and Michael C. Keith.
The Broadcast Century and Beyond.
Boston: Focal Press, 2001.

Hilmes, Michele. Only Connect:
A Cultural History Of Broadcasting in the United States
.
Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2002.

Hosley, David H. and Gayle K. Yamada. Hard News:
Women in Broadcast Journalism
.
New York: Greenwood Press, 1987.

Howard, Herbert H., Michael S. Kievman and Barbara A. Moore.
Radio, TV, and Cable Programming. 2nd ed.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1994.

Jankowski, Gene F. Television Today and Tomorrow:
It Won’t Be What You Think
.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
.

Johnston, Lyle. Good Night Chet: A Biography of Chet Huntley.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., 2003.

Kalbfeld, Brad. The Associated Press Broadcast News Handbook.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 2000.
.

Keith, Michael C. Signals in the Air: Native Broadcasting in America.
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 1995.

Keller, Teresa and Stephen A. Hawkins. Television News:
A Handbook for Writing, Reporting, Shooting, and Editing
.
Scottsdale, AZ: Holcomb Hathaway, 2005.
.
Kerbel, Natthew. If it Bleeds, It Leads:
An Anatomy of Television News
.
Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 2000.
.

Kern, Jonathan. Sound Reporting:
The NPR Guide to Audio Journalism and Production.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2008.

Kisseloff, Jeff. The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961.
New York: Viking, 1995.
.

Kurtz, Howard. Reality Show:
Inside the Last Great Television News War.
New York: Free Press, 2007.

Lindekugel, D. M. Shooters:
TV News Photographers and Their Work.
New York: Praeger, 1994.
.

Lindner, Ken. Broadcasting Realities.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1999.

Looker, Tom. The Sound and the Story: NPR and the Art of Radio.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.

Marlane, Judith. Women in Television News Revisited.
Austin, TX: The University of Texas Press, 1999.

Matthews, Garret, ed. Past Deadlines, Past Lives:
News, Views, and Second Thoughts
.
Tampa, FL: Albion Press, 2001.

Matusow, Barbara. The Evening Stars:
The Making of the Network News Anchor
.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983.

Murray, Michael D. Encyclopedia of Television News.
Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1999.

Murray, Michael D. and Donald G. Godfrey, eds.
Television in America: Local Station History from Across the Nation
.
Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1997.

O’Dell, Cary. Women Pioneers in Television:
Biographies of Fifteen Industry Leaders
.
Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Company, 1997.

Papper, Robert A. Broadcast News Writing Stylebook.
Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 2002.

Pease, Edward C. and Everette E. Dennis, eds.
Radio: The Forgotten Medium
.
New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1995.

Persico, Joseph E. Edward R. Murrow: An American Original.
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1989.

Pitts, Byron. Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family
Helped Me Conquer Life’s Challenges
.
New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009.

Postman, Neil and Steve Powers. How to Watch TV News.
New York: Penguin Books, 1992.
.

Potter, Deborah and Debora Halpern Wenger.
Advancing the Story: Broadcast Journalism in a Multimedia World. 2nd ed.
Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011.

Rosenstiel, Tom, et al. We Interupt This Newscast:
How to Improve Local News and Win Ratings.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Rowe, Jeff. Broadcast News Writing for Professionals.
Oak Park, IL: Marion Street Press, 2005.

Schorr, Daniel. Staying Tuned: A Life in Journalism.
New York: Pocket Books, 2001.

Schieffer, Bob. Face the Nation: My Favorite Stories from
the First 50 Years of the Award-Winning News Broadcast
.
New York: Simon & Schuster,  2004.
.
—-. This Just In.
New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons,  2003.
.
Seib, Philip. Broadcasts from the Blitz:
How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War
.
Washington, DC: Potomac Books, 2006.
.
Sherr, Lynn. Outside the Box: A Memoir.
Emmaus, PA: Rodale, 2006.
.
Shook, Frederick. Television Newswriting:
Captivating an Audience
.
White Plains, NY: Longman, 1994.
.

Siegel, Robert, ed. The NPR Interviews, 1995.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995.

—-. The NPR Interviews, 1996.
New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1996.
.

Silcock, B. William, Don Heider and Mary T. Rogus.
Managing Television News: A Handbook for Ethical and Effective Producing.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007.

Smith, Anthony. Television: An International History.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

Smith, Dow. Power Producer. 3rd edition.
Washington, DC: RTNDA, 2002.

Sperber, A.M. Murrow: His Life and Times.
New York: Freundlich Books, 1986.

Sterling, Christopher H. and John Michael Kittross.
Stay Tuned: A Concise History of American Broadcasting.
Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2002.
.
Thompson, Robert and Cindy Malone. The Broadcast Journalism Handbook.
Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
.
Tompkins, Al. Write for the Ear…Shoot for the Eye…
Aim for the Heart
.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 2002.

Underwood, Rich. Roll!: Shooting TV News.
Boston: Focal Press, 2007.

Utterback, Ann S. Broadcaster’s Survival Guide.
Chicago: Bonus Books, 1997.
.
Walker, James R. and Douglas A. Ferguson.
The Broadcast Television Industry
.
Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1998.
.
Wertheimer, Linda. Listening to America.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995.
.

White, Ted. Broadcast News Writing,
Reporting, and Producing
. 3rd edition.
Boston: Focal Press, 2001.

Winn, J. Emmett and Susan L. Brinson, eds. Transmitting the Past:
Historical and Cultural Perspectives on Broadcasting
.
Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005.

Yorke, Ivor. Television News. 4th edition.
Boston: Focal Press, 2000.

Related Posts

No related posts.

We have made it easy to comment on posts, however we require civility and encourage full names to that end (first initial, last name is OK). Please read our guidelines here before commenting.