Writing and Reporting for Broadcast News

COM JO 707

Students must take this course in conjunction with JO 711 (where they learn the basics of video cameras and video editing). Students learn to write and report using audio and video. The first half of the course emphasizes writing on deadline with audio. Students learn how to record digital audio and edit it using digital audio editing software. The second half of the course is field reporting with video. Students will also be asked to critique audio and video reports produced for radio, TV and the web and to prepare a critical presentation on an issue facing journalists using audio and video as their medium. Students will learn how to use APENPS software used in most professional newsrooms to prepare copy. Emphasis is on hard news. 4 cr, 1st sem.

FALL 2013 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Sahl COM 321 M 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Stamped Approval

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