Monday, July 28

WTAE-TV News Director Bob Longo on resume DVDs

ADVICE from a large market News Director

Bob Longo says you want to showcase snippets from your best stand-ups or live shots in a short montage on your videotape. He agrees videotape is outdated, but so many news directors still ask for a non-returnable VHS tape when they post a job opening. He suggests you also create a resume DVD and even post your demo reel online via YouTube. You can click watch the video clip here of Longo offering more advice for college students trying to break into the TV news business.

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