This program follows a real day of news gathering and production at WHDH, the CBS Boston affiliate. It vividly illustrates the roles performed by dozens of people in shaping an evening newscast. Follow the interlocking roles performed by the WHDH assignment editor, producers, news directors, reporters, writers and photographers as they shape decisions on what stories to cover and how to cover them.. Investigate, political and medical reporters, a sports producer and the meteorologist all push for time for their breaking stories as the executive producer balances priorities throughout the day.
"Helps students understand more of theTV news process." - Pat Hastings, University of Wisconsin.