MMC 6936 - Reporting and Writing for Digital, Audio and Video

3 Credits

This course combines traditional reporting skills with the multimedia skills required of journalists today, including writing, audio, video, photo, data visualizations and more. Students will learn to pitch ideas, produce content and market ideas to various media platforms. The emphasis will be on community-based reporting with a strong focus on producing content/stories for specific audiences.

In this course, students will learn to:

  • Demonstrate the latest reporting, interviewing, storytelling, writing and technical skills for journalism, digital and social media.
  • Pitch stories to news outlets.
  • Conduct relevant research, find and interview sources, and present stories in a clear and concise manner.
  • Demonstrate advanced interview techniques.
  • Apply relevant skills of each production medium (audio, video, written)

Prerequisites: None.

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