JOUR325

Online, Video and Audio Reporting

Good visual and audio journalism is as important today as it was a decade ago.

This course provides beginner and practical training for anyone interested in pursuing online video and radio broadcasting. You will learn how to write for visual and audio stories, the relevance of video and sound clips in the online journalism world, and the ins and outs of the broadcasting industry. During our last class, we’ll tour Vancouver’s News1130 radio station. You should finish with an understanding of the importance of meeting deadlines, the politics behind the industry, and how to start your career.

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Vancouver 5 Mark Yuen $850.00 19 Register

What will I learn?

By the end of the course, you will have a working knowledge of the following:

  • The relevance of video and radio today and how social media plays a role in the industry
  • How to shoot and write an effective video story, including interviewing skills and audio terminology
  • How to write and record an effective audio story, including background audio, interviews, and radio terminology
  • How to find video and radio assignments, what you need to know first, and why internships are important

How will I learn?

This is a lecture-lab course. The instructors will present for the first half of the class. The second half of the class will consist of class assignments and guest speakers.

You can expect to complete the following:

  • Lectures, discussions, and in-class exercises
  • Readings and case studies
  • Role playing
  • In-class work and presentations
  • One assignment

How will I be evaluated?

Your grade will be based on the following:

  1. Class assignments: 25%
  2. Class attendance/participation: 75%

Learning materials

We will provide custom course materials.

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