TV Reporting and Production

JOURN X 428

Study elements of TV journalism, concentrating on news gathering and how to cover an on-the-spot news story with cameras.

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Spring
Remote
Starting at $630.00
As few as 9 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover the specifics of television production and on-camera technique, including shooting a news story using a video camera and showing how news stories fit into a newscast
  • Learn interviewing techniques, effective news-gathering methods, and practice how to write in clear broadcast style to connect the details of a story with the pictures
  • Learn to operate under deadline pressures; and the mechanics, timing, and flow of current TV broadcast style, both for regular news broadcast and “magazine-style” shows
  • Explore career opportunities and the variety of methods used to produce a television newscast, both in theory and in practice

About this course:

Students learn elements of TV journalism, concentrating on news gathering and how to cover an on-the-spot news story with a camera crew. Topics include interviewing techniques; effective news gathering methods; practice on how to write in clear broadcast style to connect the details of a story with the pictures--especially under deadline pressures; and the mechanics, timing, and flow of current TV broadcast style, both for regular news broadcast and "magazine-style" shows. Instruction includes specifics of television production and on-camera technique, including shooting a news story using a video camera and showing how news stories fit into a newscast. Career opportunities and the variety of methods used to produce a television newscast, both in theory and in practice, also are discussed.

Spring 2023 Schedule

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Wednesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM PT
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Fee:
$630.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Apr 5, 2023
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Notes

Elective course in the Journalism Certificate.

Additional requirements include access to digital video and audio recording devices (i.e. iPhone, iPad, or digital SLR).

Enrollment limited. Early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: April 11, 2023. Late enrollment deadline: April 18, 2023.

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 11, 2023
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Wed Apr 5, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed Apr 12, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed Apr 19, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed Apr 26, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed May 3, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed May 10, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed May 17, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed May 24, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
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Wed May 31, 2023
6:30PM PT - 9:30PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center

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