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2007 EBU Training VRT News intake desk

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2007 EBU Training VRT News intake desk

  1. 1. The intake desk Jan Van Dam December 13th 2007
  2. 2. We try to be  an internal press agency th central turntable for information the t l t t bl f i f ti 2
  3. 3. What we do! We are the first filter for incoming information We dispatch the information on a need to know base We do a first check on incoming news 3
  4. 4. Bron-vrt or “source vrt” what’s the content?  Automatically: mails from correspondents. correspondents  News from correspondents, spokespeople, etc.  News from own reporters  News from the regional news desks 4
  5. 5. Bron-vrt or “source vrt” what’s the content? 5
  6. 6. Bron-vrt or “source vrt” what’s the content?  Interesting press releases  Extended daily press review  Summary of the radio news on RTBF and Q – music  Summary of the VTM and RTBF television news  Summary of interesting items on internet – sites 6
  7. 7. Advantages: Correspondents journalists “in the field”, Correspondents, in field spokespeople only have to call once Double check: yes – same check twice: no We’re faster – about one hour faster than the Belga press agency 7
  8. 8. Last but not least: we make the news calendar 8
  9. 9. One mail address: nieuws@vrt.be One phone number: 6666 9

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