Copywriting For The Electronic Media: A Practical Guide

byMilan D. Meeske

Paperback | January 3, 2008

Copywriting For The Electronic Media: A Practical Guide by Milan D. Meeske
Earn 1,060 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store


Ships within 1-2 weeks

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores


COPYWRITING FOR THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA, A PRACTICAL GUIDE, Sixth Edition, prepares you to write effective copy for all types of electronic media, with an emphasis on commercial writing and a valuable real-world orientation to this exciting field. A brief grammar review illustrates grammar principles as they apply to broadcast writing, helping you refresh these essential skills. Numerous scripts, storyboards, PSAs, and promotional spots present key examples as you learn to write short, persuasive messages for radio, television, and new media. A new chapter on "Getting the First Job" reveals what you should expect in entry-level copywriting positions.
Milan D. "Mike" Meeske (Ph.D., University of Denver) is Professor Emeritus of radio and television and former director of Nicholson School of Communication at the University of Central Florida in Orlando. He previously taught at the University of Hawaii and worked for broadcast stations in Nebraska and Colorado. He has published numero...
Title:Copywriting For The Electronic Media: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 10.81 X 8.5 X 0.69 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 10.81 X 8.5 X 0.69 inPublished:January 3, 2008Publisher:Wadsworth PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0495411175

ISBN - 13:9780495411178

Appropriate for ages: All ages

Look for similar items by category:

Table of Contents

Part 1: THE BROADCAST COPYWRITER. 1. The Broadcast Copywriter. Part 2: COPYWRITING ELEMENTS. 2. Copywriting Style--Basic Mechanics. 3. The Legal and Ethical Implications of Writing Copy. Part 3: ADVERTISING BASICS. 4. Consumer Behavior. 5. Motivation. 6. Organizing the Broadcast Commercial. 7. Broadcast Copy Preparation. Part 4: RADIO COPYWRITING. 8. The Radio Commercial: The Mechanics. 9. Types of Radio Copy. Part 5: TELEVISION COPYWRITING. 10. The Television Commercial: The Mechanics. 11. Types of Television Commercials. Part 6: THE ELECTRONIC MEDIA: OTHER WRITING NEEDS. 12. Promotion. 13. Public Service, Issue, and Political Announcements. 14. The Broadcast Campaign. 15. Writing News Stories. 16. Writing for the Internet. 17. Corporate Programs. 18. Getting the First Job.