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 10 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.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Richard Vega
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Fee:
$573.00
14 days left. Enroll by Apr 3, 2019
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors are permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 10, 2019. No refund after April 17, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 16, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Lecture
Wed Apr 3, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed Apr 10, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed Apr 17, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed Apr 24, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed May 1, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed May 8, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed May 15, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed May 22, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed May 29, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Lecture
Wed Jun 5, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
Royce Hall 148

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