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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Fall
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $630.00
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.
Prerequisites
Proficiency in college-level writing.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Location: Online
Instructor: Richard Vega
372711
Fee:
$630.00
9 days left. Enroll by Apr 8, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline 8, April, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Online
Wed Apr 8, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed Apr 15, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed Apr 22, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed Apr 29, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed May 6, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed May 13, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed May 20, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed May 27, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online
Online
Wed Jun 3, 2020
6:30PM PDT - 9:30PM PDT
Online

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