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Trade & Industrial Education
News Reporting
This course exposes students to the fundamentals of news segment production. Students learn the pre-production skills of journalistic writing and interviewing techniques. Shooting and editing techniques for proper segment focus and pacing are also covered.
H.L. Baird

Define and understand terminology related to news reporting.

Demonstrate interviewing techniques for broadcast.

Demonstrate the writing processes for broadcast media.

Discuss the role of promotions in news reporting.

Understand and practice safety related to on-location production.

Demonstrate the ability to plan and deliver a broadcast production.

Edit recorded news segments.

Instructor-created materials

Television Production Handbook, 9th Edition by Herbert Zettl, Thomson Wadsworth (2006)

VideoLab 3.0 CD-ROM by Herbert Zettl, Wadsworth (2004)

Television Production by Phillip L. Harris, Goodheart-Wilcox (2006)

Additional texts and online resources to be determined
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Arts, A/V Technology & Communications Journalism and Broadcasting Audio & Video Production Assistant