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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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.

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