Reporting and Writing I

JOURN X 432
This practical course covers the foundation of writing a good publishable news story, feature or profile. Emphasizes critical skills for careers or freelancers in public relations or broadcast, print, and online journalism.
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Classroom
Starting at $573.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0 Credits

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.

Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Reporting and Writing I.

Proficiency in college-level writing.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Monday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
362970
Fee:
$573.00
2 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2018
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: October 1, 2018. No refund after October 8, 2018. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 8, 2018
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Mon Sep 24, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Oct 1, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Oct 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Oct 15, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Oct 22, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Oct 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Nov 5, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Nov 12, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Nov 19, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Nov 26, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Lecture
Mon Dec 3, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317

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