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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Starting at $573.00
As few as 9 weeks
3.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for TV Reporting and Production.

JOURN X 469 Broadcast News Reporting and Writing or equivalent experience and consent of instructor.

Spring 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Jeffrey Wald
366770
Fee:
$573.00
13 days left. Enroll by Apr 2, 2019
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Notes

Access to digital video and audio recording devices (i.e. iPhone, iPad, or digital SLR) required. Enrollment limited to 25 students. Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 9, 2019. No refund after April 16, 2019. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 15, 2019
Schedule
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Computer Lab
Tue Apr 2, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue Apr 9, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue Apr 16, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue Apr 23, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue Apr 30, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue May 7, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue May 14, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue May 21, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Computer Lab
Tue May 28, 2019
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208

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