JRN3360 TROY News stories for broadcast

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You are to re-write the following news stories for broadcast. Three points will automatically be counted against you if your lead sentences are not written in present, present-perfect, or future tense. Also, one point will be counted against you for not following instructions, for each incorrectly spelled word, grammatical error, and broadcast news writing style error. Please refer to the Writing for Broadcasting Tips section in the Course Documents section in the Modules link on Canvas. Your stories must not exceed five sentences each. EACH WORD IN ALL OF YOUR TYPED STORIES MUST BE WRITTEN IN ALL CAPITAL LETTERS AND EACH LINE OF YOUR STORIES MUST BE DOUBLE-SPACED.

Each story must have the following heading:

Name of story (e.g., House Fire)

Your name

JRN 3360

February 4, 2019

REMEMBER: You are writing for broadcast, not print. You do not have a dateline but you must mention the name of the city in the lead sentence.

NOTE: This is a news writing exercise. These are not true stories.

Story #1—You are a news writer for a Scottsdale, Arizona radio station.

JOSHUA ALLEN, 37, OF SCOTTSDALE, WAS ARRESTED THIS MORNING AND

CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL. POLICE CAPT.

KYLE TAYLOR SAYS ALLEN WAS DRIVING HIS 1998 FORD MUSTANG

ERRATICALLY ON ELM STREET WHEN HE WAS PULLED OVER. TAYLOR SAYS

ALLEN WAS TAKEN TO THE SCOTTSDALE POLICE DEPARTMENT WHERE HE

SUBMITTED TO A BREATHALYZER TEST. POLICE SAY ALLEN’S BLOOD ALCOHOL

LEVEL WAS THREE TIMES OVER THE LEGAL LIMIT. ALLEN WAS RELEASED FROM

JAIL AFTER POSTING A $2,000 BOND. ALLEN IS THE MINISTER OF THE ELM

STREET BAPTIST CHURCH.

Story #2—You are a news writer for an Aiken, South Carolina radio station.

CLYDE SHAVER, 24, OF AIKEN, WAS KILLED THIS MORNING IN A TWO VEHICLE

ACCIDENT NEAR THE AIKEN-DAWSON COUNTY LINE. AIKEN POLICE SPOKESMAN

JERRY WILLIAMS SAYS SHAVER WAS DRIVING HIS CAR EASTBOUND ON HWY 10

WHEN THE VEHICLE CROSSED THE MEDIAN AND STRUCK A TRUCK DRIVEN BY

AIKEN CITY COUNCILMAN CHARLES SAMUELS. SAMUELS IS LISTED IN CRITICAL

CONDITION AT AIKEN GENERAL HOSPITAL.

Story #3—You are a news writer for a Dayton, Ohio radio station.

AN ELDERLY DAYTON WOMAN WAS MARRIED TODAY TO A MAN SHE CLAIMS IS

THE LOVE OF HER LIFE. EDITH WILSON, 83, AND WARREN JENKINS, 24, TIED THE

KNOT IN A CIVIL CEREMONY AT THE DAYTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE. WILSON

RECENTLY WON $36,000,000 IN THE OHIO LOTTERY. JENKINS INSISTS IT WAS

LOVE WHY HE MARRIED WILSON.

Story #4—You are a news writer for a Richmond, Virginia radio station.

RICHMOND MAYOR JUDY WEAVER WAS LISTED IN STABLE CONDITION TODAY AT

MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL AFTER SHE WAS ELECTROCUTED WHILE PLAYING

GOLF. HOSPITAL SPOKESMAN ANDY RICHARDS SAYS WEAVER WAS STRUCK BY

LIGHTNING WHILE TEEING OFF ON THE 3RDHOLE OF THE MOUNTAIN VIEW

COUNTRY CLUB GOLF COURSE THIS MORNING. WEAVER WAS IMMEDIATELY TAKEN

TO THE HOSPITAL WHERE SHE IS EXPECTED TO BE RELEASED LATER THIS WEEK.

Story #5—You are a news writer for a Laurel, Mississippi radio station.

LUCY HART, 21, A LAUREL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT, WAS

TAKEN INTO POLICE CUSTODY THIS MORNING AND CHARGED WITH STABBING A

CLASSMATE TO DEATH. AUTHORITIES SAY HART HAD RECENTLY FAILED A

CHEMISTRY COURSE AND WAS UPSET THAT CLASSMATE, JESSICA MARSH, HAD

SCORED THE HIGHEST GRADE IN THE CLASS. MARSH’S BODY WAS FOUND

INSIDE A CLASSROOM IN JENNINGS HALL ON THE LSCC CAMPUS. HART IS

LODGED IN THE LAUREL CITY JAIL ON A $250,000 BOND.

Lead sentence must include when, where, who, what, why.

Tutor Answer

Juniper
School: UIUC

Hello buddy, kindly find your paper attached below. Let me know what you think. And also remember to key in your name in each of the five stories. Thank you

NEWS STORIES FOR BROADCAST
STORY #1
A DRUNK DRIVER ARRESTED
(YOUR NAME)
JRN 3360
FEBRUARY 4, 2019
A SCOTTSDALE MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED THIS MORNING FOR DRUNK DRIVING
AT ELM STREET. A 37- YEAR-OLD JOSHUA ALLEN, A MINISTER OF THE ELM
STREET BAPTIST CHURCH, WAS CHARGED WITH DRIVING UNDER THE
INFLUENCE

OF

ALCOHOL

WHEN

DRIVING

HIS

1998

FORD

MUSTANG

ERRATICALLY ON THE ELM STREET WHEN HE WAS PULLED OVER AS REPORTED
BY P...

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awesome work thanks

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