Course Code: JRNL 414
Academic Year: 2019-2020
This course takes the writing skills learned in the first semester to next stage skills for producing video news reports and television newscasts. Emphasis is placed on strong editorial story-telling, accurate research, shooting good visuals, writing to pictures, interviewing on camera, planning and structuring scripts and combining all elements to produce strong video reports. Labs devoted to shooting and editing teach camera work and editing skills. Students also analyze the treatment of news stories seen on network newscasts. The workload in this course is heavy, so a serious commitment is needed to handle the quality and quantity of projects assigned over the semester.