Name: Story: News Elements Who: Zoo Miami What: Hurricane Irma evacuation When: Early Saturday morning Where: Miami, Florida Why: The safety of the animals News Values Newness- the evacuation took 12 seconds. Timeliness- Saturday morning Prominence- Zoo Miami Conflict- safety of the animals. Impact- animals are relocated. Magnitude- the number of animals that had to be relocated (100 dogs, five dolphins, etc.) How: Relocating the animals to temporary foster homes or reinforced buildings in areas not affected by the hurricane. Lead Type with Definition Example Lead Summary- Extremely common; summarizes the most important information for the news audience. Zoo Miami successfully relocated all their animals in preparation for Hurricane Irma Saturday morning. In only 12 seconds, hundreds of animals were placed in temporary living conditions to await the end of the hurricane. Question- The lead starts with a question. What would you do with hundreds of animals in danger during a hurricane warning? Zoo Miami quickly had to relocate their animals to safety for Hurricane Irma Saturday morning. Quote- The lead begins with a quotation. “Obviously, everything can’t be hurricane proof.” That’s how Brian Dowling, the general curator at Lion County Safari, described their facilities while preparing for the threat of Hurricane Irma. The animal population in Zoo Miami was successfully relocated Saturday morning to temporary foster homes for safety.