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As one of the largest media organisations on the planet, the BBC has plenty of journalistic expertise within its ranks. We've spoken to some of the BBC's top journalists to get their top tips for School Reporters following in their footsteps.
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With years of reporting experience under their belts, the likes of Robert Peston and Rory Cellan-Jones have established themselves as some of the best journalists in their field.
They put the key skills of journalism - like researching, interviewing, scriptwriting and presenting - into practice to produce the stories that millions of people watch, listen to and read across all the various BBC channels, stations and websites.
Their tips range from practical advice to suggestions about how to increase your subject knowledge.
So see what tips you can pick up from the pros - and how you can apply them to your journalism with School Report.
VIDEOS AND TOP TIPS
Video: Event reporting masterclass (2 mins 30 secs video + 2-3 mins to recap/discuss)
School Report's reporting events masterclass (duration: 2 mins 30 secs)
BBC presenter and newsreader Sophie Raworth has been lucky enough to report on some of the biggest national events, like the Royal Wedding, during her career as a broadcaster.
2012 is a year which will give you the chance to follow in her footsteps, with the Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to London and sporting events being held all over the UK.
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Video: Weather presenting masterclass (3 mins video + 2-3 mins to recap/discuss)
Weather presenter masterclass (duration: 3 mins)
Carole Kirkwood gives millions of people vital news every day as the main weather presenter on BBC Breakfast.
Providing accurate and reliable weather forecasts is an important job for news bulletins. From farmers planning their days to commuters deciding whether to carry an umbrella or not, the weather makes a difference to all of us.
Robert Peston has broken dozens of stories about the financial crisis
Business editor Robert Peston has established himself as one of the top journalists in his field, becoming a regular presence on the airwaves and TV screens during the global financial crisis.
Reporting on the world of business is a vital part of journalism, and an understanding of the financial world can also help inform all sorts of other stories from football club takeovers to the closure of your local library.
He gives his top tips for making sense of the business world.
Rory Cellan-Jones is an expert in all things technological
Technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones is the BBC's expert when it comes to reporting on the latest developments in mobile phones, games, computers, the internet and everything else that falls under the broad term of technology.
But reporting on technology presents challenges: you might be fascinated by the latest smartphone, but how you can make your audience interested?
How do you avoid getting sucked in to what manufacturers and PR companies want you to report on? And how do you avoid baffling your audience with technical jargon?
He explains the most important things to bear in mind if you are reporting on technology.
David Shukman travels far and wide to find stories
Environment correspondent David Shukman reports on issues which affect us all, from climate change to new farming techniques.
But as important as these stories are, they can sometimes be difficult for a general audience to understand. That's where the skill of the journalist in making a complicated story easier to follow really makes the difference.
He explains how to cut through the waffle and the spin to bring your stories to life.
Adam Fleming has gone from Newsround to reporting on elections
Political reporter Adam Fleming is on the scene in Westminster to report on all the latest news from the heart of government and politics.
But reporting on politics doesn't just mean what goes on in Downing Street, Westminster and Whitehall. A story about the impact of a closure of a local library or bus service is also a politics report.
Read Adam's top tips for making the most of your political stories.
Pallab Ghosh is passionate about the importance of science reporting
Science correspondent Pallab Ghosh covers topics such as genetically modified crops and has to be able to bring complex stories to life.
There are lots of different aspects to becoming a good science journalist - and it's not just about being a scientific expert! You need ordinary viewers to follow your story, not just the scientific community.
Read Pallab's suggestions for what to look out for when it comes to covering scientific stories.
Whether it's the latest big football game or a rolling news story like the recent riots in England, a live events page is a great way to get all the latest information to your audience as quickly as possible.
Football specialist Jonathan Stevenson and news reporter Victoria King are both experts in how to bring these pages to life, while always keeping the basics of journalism to the fore.
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