Anchoring America by Jeff Alan

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Anchoring America covers 17 anchors in 17 smart profiles that show the evolution of the anchoring job and reveal the character of the men and women who sat at the desk.

About Jeff Alan

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Jeff Alan is an Emmy award-winning news director & journalist. He has written, reported & anchored newscasts for more than 25 years. He has coached journalists who are today's leaders in this industry both in front of & behind the camera. Winner of the Ed King Memorial Golden Quill Award & Best Newscast in America from the National Academy of Television Journalists, Jeff has become a leader in broadcast journalism. He has been an advocate of journalistic excellence while serving as news director in Missouri, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, West Virginia & Arizona. James M. Lane Anchoring America is James M. Lane's fifth book, and he served as a series editor on five others. A former publisher of the Official Airline Guide (OAG), he owns a syndicated biographical service used by many Web sites around the world, and he has covered sports for WYKZ-FM and WHHI-TV and for several national magazines.
Published November 3, 2003 by Taylor Trade Publishing. 426 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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Offering portraits of 19 anchors from the past 60-odd years of network news, Alan attempts to understand""who they were, why we watched them, how the news affected them, how they affected the news, and how they affected us as we took in the events of the day they related."" That's a tall order, a...

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