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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Starting at $573.00
As few as 9 weeks
3.0

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 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
370158
Fee:
$573.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors are permitted. Enrollment deadline: September 30, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Lecture
Tue Sep 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Oct 1, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Oct 8, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Oct 15, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Oct 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Oct 29, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Nov 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Nov 12, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150
Lecture
Tue Nov 19, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 150

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