If It Bleeds, It Leads

It Is 1986 And Sex Is Everywhere, Even In The Workplace Cara Angeli Has Just Landed Her First Full Time Job Working In A Local Newsroom In Toronto Although It Is Only An Entry Level Position, Cara Is Confident That Hard Work And Diligence Will Help Her Achieve Her Dream Of Being A Television Reporter Unfortunately, Cara Does Not Realize The Lengths She Will Have To Go To In Order To Reach Her Goal As She Begins Her Job As A Production Assistant In A Newsroom Full Of Lecherous Bosses And Motley Co Workers, Cara Soon Discovers The Television News Business Is Not As Glamorous As She Once Envisioned Amid The Shortcomings Of A Womanizing News Director, An Insecure Anchorman, And Colleagues Determined To Stop At Nothing To Get The Lead Story, Cara Doggedly Climbs An Unsteady Career Ladder As She Attempts To Balance Her Quest For True Love With Her Desire For Professional Success, Only Time Will Tell If She Will Be Able To Attain Everything She Has Ever Wanted Despite A Violent Act And A Heartbreaking Loss If It Bleeds, It Leads Shares The Compelling Tale Of A Young Woman S Journey Through The Cutthroat World Of Television News As She Explores Friendship, Love, And The Power Of Her Own Perseverance.If It Bleeds, It Leads

Canadian broadcast journalist turned novelist.

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  • Paperback
  • 242 pages
  • If It Bleeds, It Leads
  • Laura Di Battista
  • English
  • 11 November 2017
  • 9781491735169

14 thoughts on “If It Bleeds, It Leads

  1. says:

    The author of this novel, Laura Di Battista, I had known about previously because of her work as a journalist with the CBC Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto She had been the host of a popular local radio show, Here and Now that I listened to online from time to time So, I was surprised and curious when I had learned earlier this month that she had penned a novel And now, having freshly finished reading IF IT BLEEDS, IT LEADS , I so enjoyed the experience The novel begins in 1986 in a TV newsroom in Toronto Cara Angeli is a 25 year old young woman out of university who has been trying for months to make inroads into the news business She shares an apartment with her best friend Cheryl, who works as a waitress in a downtown restaurant Ever since she was a child, Cara had wanted to be a broadcast journalist So, when opportunity beckoned, Cara accepted an entry level job as a production assistant Cara s colleagues, as fleshed out by the author, are like a cast of characters in a Shakespearean drama Each of them are so compellingly real that any reader will be able to relate to them through reflecting on his her own work experiences Cara soon learns that she is in a newsroom full of lecherous and sexist bosses The broadcast news business at that time was still very much a old bo...

  2. says:

    If it Bleeds, it Leads was a fast paced trip through the trials and tribulations of Cara Angeli s attempts at navigating the ups and downs of a career in the cut throat newsroom How does she fend off wandering hands, someone stealing her ideas for a lea...

  3. says:

    I could not put this book down The characters and story pulled me right back in to the 1980 s and Toronto life I hope there is to come from Cara and her news team

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