Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

JOUR 220 - News Writing and Reporting I

This course provides a survey of media journalism formats and writing techniques for each. The course is designed to enhance the appreciation of the journalism professional as well as provide an understanding of the basic techniques used by the professional to inform for both broadcast and written forms of media. Students will write objective news stories using the inverted pyramid and complete circle, produce copy for broadcast news stories, create online news stories and be introduced to the basics of blogging.

Prerequisites:
ENGL 101 with grade of "C" or better

Credits: 3



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