Explore specialized fields of journalism and media, so you can begin to target in a more definitive way the area where you want to focus
Get a realistic and forward-thinking view of how to succeed in modern journalism
Examine the real-world aspects of planning, pitching, and executing stories and content on a variety of platforms
Take that final step toward a media career and feel confident in your area of specialization
About this course:
This course culminates the learnings of Reporting I and II into a comprehensive look at what it means to work in media today and the possibilities and realities of the industry. Discussion includes the real-world aspects of planning, pitching, and executing stories and content on a variety of platforms. Students come away with a realistic and advanced view of how to succeed in modern journalism. Lessons also cover the specialized fields of journalism and media, so students can begin to target in a more definitive way where they want to focus. This signature learning experience in the UCLA Extension Journalism Certificate helps students take that final step towards a media career and feel confident in their area of specialization. This is the course most graduates of traditional journalism programs wish they had taken.
JOURN X 440.2 Reporting and Writing II, or equivalent experience and consent of the instructor.