Video Reporting

Course Code: JOUR 2005

Academic Year: 2017-2018

This course emphasizes the production of video, accompanied by text, for news websites. Building on the production skills from Fundamentals of Production Techniques as well as Audio Reporting, students develop the writing and editorial skills required for the production of video reports. Students analyze the various uses and types of video on news and information websites, especially television news sites. They also contrast video reporting to that of other media. Students begin with writing text items and then produce video of news events and interviews and learn to write to visuals. Finally, students gather video of news stories in order to edit and produce reports, including standups, to be posted to a news website.