PRACTICE ASSIGNMENT: Write a News Brief

Write a news brief that

  • Is between 500-650 words
  • Has a 2-3 quotes from 2-3 different sources
  • Has a news lead
  • Gives the 5W & 1 H of the story
  • Answer the “So what?” question, the brief should put the news in its context.
  • Has a PRINT headline
  • Has a PRINT subheadline
  • Type your story in a Google Docs file and submit THE LINK to your story. MAKE SURE THAT YOU CHANGE PERMISSIONS SO I CAN ACCESS YOUR STORY.