Guest Post: 10 Tips for Breaking Into Broadcast News

Chris Pollone is a freelance correspondent for NBC News Channel. Prior to moving to New York City he worked at the NBC affiliate in Birmingham, Ala. for 11 years. Today, he shares his 10 tips for breaking into broadcast news:

Former Alabama reporter gives up a lot, gains a lot in move to New York City

You’d think that standing on 5th Avenue, just yards from the Empire State Building, with police, tourists and business people swarming everywhere, would drive home the reality that I was finally reporting on the nation’s biggest stage.