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By Rebecca Gourley

GPS puts live news on the air


Rebecca Gourley

ON THE AIR: Sandra Crook (right) and Cameron Mains rehearse their lines before they go live on Monday morning. Kyhlie Linder (foreground) practices controlling the teleprompter.

Kids these days, they can really amaze the adults in their lives by what they are capable of. At Goldendale Primary School (GPS), a group of six fourth-grade students has the daunting task of producing a live news broadcast every Monday morning.

They do everything: camera operations, audio controls, video controls, anchoring, and teleprompter controls.

Every Friday, the crew rehearses their lines, the camera movements, the audio controls, and the extra video lineup. Every Monday morning at 8:45 a.m., they go live in front of the entire school with their broadcast of Cheetah News Network, or CNN.

Cameron Mains and Sandra Crook are the co-anchors, Corbin Riley is the camera operator, Nick...

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