This two-week program is designed for high school students between the ages of 14 and 18.
There is a rising demand for multi-skilled journalists on television, radio and the internet. This hands-on workshop will help the next generation of journalists to navigate the evolving landscape of broadcast journalism. Participants will be immersed in the methods of conveying news, material and commentary through a variety of media.
Students learn to develop, research and write stories, learn the fundamentals of shooting, polish interview techniques, and gain basic editing. Students acquire skills regarding camera operation and other electronic news gathering equipment and learn how to produce different types of news segments including feature packages and breaking news.
Students also participate in discussions on professional and ethical conduct, careers in journalism and methods of finding their ideal job in this challenging and exciting field.
This workshop provides students with a strong introduction to the techniques, fundamental principles, and craft of contemporary broadcast journalism.