Start Your Video Story with a Strong Open: A Poynter Tutorial

About this product

Catch your audience from the start when telling a story.

Type: Video Tutorial

Cost: $9.95

Time Estimate: Seven minutes

$9.95

SKU: NUSDT100-10 Category:

Description

WHAT WILL I LEARN:

  • How to use conflict and surprise to write a strong story open
  • How to transform worn-out leads into openings that connect with your audience
  • The essential elements for effective leads

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE

Reporters, bloggers, columnists and any writers who want to hook readers and viewers quickly and engage them for the whole story.

COURSE INSTRUCTOR:

Al Tompkins is The Poynter Institute’s senior faculty for broadcasting and online. He has taught thousands of journalists, journalism students and educators in newsrooms around the world. His teaching focused on writing, reporting, storytelling, ethics, critical thinking, photojournalism, social media and online journalism.