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 Elements and Envato Market who've put together whole packages for you. Here are our top picks:
Unlimited Broadcast Packs
If you'd like to try out a few different packs, then you might prefer to join Envato Elements, where you can download unlimited resources for a monthly subscription. Here are a few great examples of the broadcast packs available on Elements.
1. News 10 Pack
Everything you need in one pack: opener, headlines, lower thirds, split screen and much more. A link to the font and music used in the demo is included.
Infographics are essential for broadcasts and it's the thing packs can often leave out. News Infographics Pack is a great mix of visually interesting ways to display data, including the ability to have someone present next to the animation.
With a nifty countdown, attention-grabbing titles, scoreboards and weather forecasts just a few of the options in this pack, it's a one-stop shop. Traditional and striking, it'll be immediately apparent to your audience that they're about to watch a news broadcast.
Broadcast News Identity Packs: Bring Your Design to the Next Level
Only need one? Here are our as-you-need-them picks from Envato Market:
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
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.
More Great News Broadcast Helpers
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.