Let's do a practice of this to make sure we're ready to go.
Today, you will be the National News Expert.
Before you begin reading your article, read over the following short websites about how to make an effective and brief summary:
Here is the article that you should read: New York Times healthcare article
As you're reading, draft a one paragraph summary of your reading. Make sure you're highlighting the main ideas, and allow the audience to get the gist of the article.
Your task now is to turn this summary into a 30 second "sound bite" that you can read on the air. Look at your language-is it dynamic? Does it sound like something you'd hear a reporter deliver?
Practice giving your news briefing to other students. How's your delivery? Are you engaging and dynamic?
Watch THIS CLIP for tips on how to deliver the news like a pro.