Advice from Award-Winning TV Writers

Boyd Huppert is an award-winning TV reporter who excels at writing opens and closes. How does he do it?

Mike Schuh has been covering daily news in Baltimore for more than 20 years, winning a Murrow and several Emmy awards along the way. We asked him how he writes to sound.

Peter Rosen, winner of an NPPA writing award, says writing for TV is about not writing; it is about letting pictures and sound tell the story. But the words still matter, and over the years Rosen has learned a few things about how to put them together.