JOUR 270: Introduction to Multimedia Storytelling

Credits 3 Lecture Hours 3
Fundamentals of multimedia storytelling using video, audio and photography to report and produce news and documentary stories for the web and other distribution platforms.

Credit for or registration in JOUR 150 or JOUR 250 or consent of instructor

Course Outcomes
  • Produce various news videos and short documentaries independently or in groups that meet professional journalistic standards and ethics
  • Generate story ideas; research, gather and organize information; follow through on assignments; and meet deadlines
  • Apply basic knowledge and skills of digital video production including cinematography, sound and editing
  • Critically analyze news videos and documentaries produced by the mass media