Reporting and Writing I
What you can learn.
- Practice clear and tight writing exercises
- Explore interviewing techniques
- Uncover diverse leads, ethical issues, and how to dissect stories in all different formats
- Learn how to find solid sources, get compelling quotes, and structure complex stories
About this course:
Both experienced journalists and novices gain skills in this course, which focuses on the foundation of writing a good publishable news story, feature, or profile. Exercises center on clear and tight writing; interviewing techniques; diverse leads; ethical issues; and other critical skills for careers or freelancers in public relations or broadcast, print, and online journalism. Students dissect stories in all different formats and learn how to find solid sources, get compelling quotes, and structure complex stories. Recommended to take as one of the initial Journalism courses.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Reporting and Writing I.
Spring 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors are permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 10, 2019. No refund after April 17, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.