What are News Briefs?
1. News Brief Basics
What is a news brief?
- A very short news story about an event or important information that readers need to know, but does not require a full length news story or an investigative report
Where do we publish briefs?
- In the front of our print issue
- On our website
Ideas for news briefs
- Upcoming/Recent School Events
- Sports games/scores (see sports section for more information)
Breaking News - Something that is happening right now or just happened - Something that the community will care about (unscheduled drills, emergency situations, crime on campus, policy changes, etc.)
- Unscheduled & Scheduled Events - (school board meetings, club events and meetings, on campus and off campus events and activities)
- Awards & Accolades - recent outcomes of competitions or awards won by students or student groups