During this yearlong course, students will explore various aspects of print and video production for mass media. Emphasis is placed on the development of story ideas, information gathering, organization and effective presentation, as well as writing for deadlines. Topics will include: writing, editing, layout, photographic skills, balanced news reporting, ethics of journalism and interviewing techniques. such as voice over technology. They will demonstrate their ability to write and conduct thorough and fair interviews. In addition, students will learn to apply all of the necessary parameters of effective and visual storytelling as it relates to broadcasting such as creating and editing scripts. Students will select and use appropriate audio techniques such as the proper use of the microphone and basic vocal variety skills. Finally, this course will give students hands on experience with the BCTV Production Studio including lighting and virtual reality just to name a few.



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