so I'm gonna be a news anchor

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by Penny, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    I'm taking this TV News class and my professor asked for volunteers to go on the air and the campus news team is gonna select the best people but I think I'm gonna make it cause I tried it this morning and it went really well better than everyone else (females) anyways! :) I had never done this before but it felt just.. right. I don't know.. like when I was in the studio around all those monitors and stuff I got a feeling of.. comfort.. like I could work in this.. and then when I got on the set, with this BIG blinding light in my face and the prompter in front of me and people watching I felt ultra-comfortable I don't know why.. so yea I think I'm gonna do this :)
  2. Autentique

    Autentique wonderfabulastic

    That sounds like fun.

    I would freeze in front of a camera, could never do it.
  3. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    Get ready to deal with some dumb ass people.

    The whole media and broadcasting majors are full of idiots in general. Most news anchors are complete idiots, or at least major douchebags.

    Plus, it's a school station, so expect to have to cover stupid shit and to look funny on camera.

    But other than all of that... have fun. It will probably be a good experience. I'll have a radio show with a friend this semester, gonna play some reggggaaaaae muuuuzak, something slightly similar.
  4. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    yea there's a lot of idiots in the comm. department particularly in the radio and TV concentration - this class is one of my journalism requirements. The professor even warned us about the douches today too haha he was like: "okay: just so you guys know, some people here are experienced and they get impatient with people who aren't.. don't take it personally" lol k.. and the news show we're gonna be writing/producing is the minor one - there's 2 but the main half-hour one is for radio and TV/broadcasting concentration - our thing is only 10 mins

    I am aware it will be shitty but I still think it could be fun. I'm not looking forward to the writing - that will HAVE to suck..
  5. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    It's news...

    The writing should be extremely easy.
  6. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    yea that's what I meant. they want super-simple. I don't like journalism writing. haha and that's my concentration :rolleyes:
  7. BraveSirRubin

    BraveSirRubin Members

    Yes, I'd rather kill myself than do journalism.
  8. IamnotaMan

    IamnotaMan I am Thor. On sabba-tickle. Still available via us

    Dunno I've always had this feeling you'd feel motivated to a media type environment.TV , Films , music , artistic focus

    BTW to call someone the "biggest anchor in television" , can have a different meaning in ENgland.
    ( Sthg it rhymes with ...!LOL)
  9. zilla939

    zilla939 Thought Police Lifetime Supporter

    maybe you will get to report me shooting up a school
  10. zen_arcade

    zen_arcade Banned

    cool. will this be in the Comm building near the bus stop?
  11. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    yes it will be.
  12. Unknown American

    Unknown American Rogue Capitalist

    I suspect you will be very good at it.
  13. fitzy21

    fitzy21 Worst RT Mod EVAH!!!!

    soon you'll be telling me what to think as a Fox News lady
  14. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    lol thanks guys
  15. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

    A news anchor? Ugh.
  16. shaggie

    shaggie Senior Member

    Four years from now we might hear, "And now here's senior White House correspondent Penny reporting on Obama's re-election."

  17. seamonster66

    seamonster66 discount dracula

    I was a journalism major until I took the first class, and had to write a story about a business in town, and looked around the room and didn't feel like doing it, so I dropped out of allegedly one of the best journalism programs in the country.

    I think it sounds kind if good for you. You can rule over the dorks
  18. Penny

    Penny Supermoderaginaire

    it just seems fun like games I used to play when I was little and I just don't know why but that spotlight in my face was very heartwarming.
  19. nakedtreehugger

    nakedtreehugger craaaaaazy

    yay! hooray for finding things you like and want to do. :) good luck... i can see you as an awesome tv reporter. :D
  20. Cherea

    Cherea Senior Member

    Cool! :D I don't know how you didn't get nervous, but if you didn't it's probably a vocation you have. Great feeling it must have been!

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