If you're thinking about starting your own news broadcast, it can be overwhelming to think about all the different elements you'll need to pull it together. Openers, graphics, lower thirds... it's a lot to consider. Thankfully there are some talented authors over on Envato Market who've put together whole packages for you.
Here are our top ten, including some additional packages to compliment your program.
Broadcast News Identity Packs: Bring Your Design to the Next Level
Broadcast Design is everything you need to produce a great-looking newscast. It includes openers, on-air graphic elements and even a virtual studio set for two anchors with 11 camera angles. Phew, we’re exhausted just reading that awesome list!
Simple and effective, Broadcast Design News Package contains seven pre-rendered loopable backgrounds and a seven-second spinning globe. Backgrounds, lower thirds, and titles all complement each other well, making this a great all-around package to get you started.
This download includes three different studio setups with the useful option to change the camera position. There’s a helpful video tutorial to use too, if you get stuck.
This project contains everything you need to get your news broadcast started, including elements for news, sport and weather. The colours and elements are easy to customise and can be changed to suit.
The Broadcast Design download is a comprehensive package, including looping backgrounds, live screens and over-the-shoulder angles. In case of doubt, the Anchorman is not included…
Comprising of broadcast elements and on-air graphics, World News Broadcast Package will get you off to a flying start when producing a professional broadcast.
Glow is geared towards general TV rather than news, but there are elements perfect for feature segments like fashion, lifestyle, and entertainment.
Hey, hey sports fans, this Soccer Package is a perfect accompaniment to your broadcast. Includes everything you’d associate with soccer (or football, if you’re British): stats, scoreboards, starting line-up and so on.
Another great template for an additional news package, in this case, think softer features, feel-good stories, interviews and so on. The project is stylish and modern with a pleasing matte overlay.
10. Awards Package
Oh, the glitz and glamour of an awards ceremony. If you’re lucky enough to be covering one of these thrilling events, then the Awards Package will give you everything you need to do it in style.
We hope you build a successful and popular news channel and that these packages help to get you started. If you'd like some more great tips on creating your own broadcasts, here are some more articles to take a look at.