This program follows a real day of news gathering and production at WHDH, the
CBS Boston affiliate. It vividly illustrates the roles performed by dozens of
people in shaping an evening newscast. Follow the interlocking roles performed
by the WHDH assignment editor, producers, news directors, reporters, writers and
photographers as they shape decisions on what stories to cover and how to cover
them.. Investigate, political and medical reporters, a sports producer and the
meteorologist all push for time for their breaking stories as the executive
producer balances priorities throughout the day.