Video Storytelling

The ability to tell a good story with video is a difficult yet important skill for journalists and communicators to learn. You’ll work in teams of two for this project. Let’s partner up and review the instructions for Blog Post 7 … Continue reading “Video Storytelling”

Gathering Audio

Audio Interviewing Tips Gathering audio that is clean, clear, and crisp is no easy task. This post outlines some hints for you to consider before you conduct audio interviews. It is developed from the hints listed on MediaStorm’s audio training … Continue reading “Gathering Audio”

Audio Storytelling & Audio Profile Project

A few announcements first… The due date for the audio profile assignment is now after spring break — Fri. March 23. There is a Quiz 2 on audio next week, unless you are traveling for university-related events and then the … Continue reading “Audio Storytelling & Audio Profile Project”

Updating to HTML5 Markup

Ch. 12, Modern HTML: HTML5 Markup Monday and Wednesday Download the correct HTML (right-click, view source, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “blog.html”) and CSS file (click link, copy and paste code into Notepad, save as “starbuzz.css”) for this assignment … Continue reading “Updating to HTML5 Markup”

Internship: Advertising/Research

Advertising / Research Intern for Appaloosa Broadcasting The intern would help us research companies before initial contact, write scripts for ads, help with production of advertising and help us prepare proposals that will then be taken out to real life … Continue reading “Internship: Advertising/Research”

Student Work: Video Storytelling

Alison Clarke and Katelind Higgins Andrew O’Neill and Ben Banta Bianca Coca and Kaisha McCutchan Brooklynn Gray and Max Renton Charlie McClain and K.C. Schooner Edward Timmons and Miranda Anderson Esther Seville and Hannah Robinson Jordan Blazovich and Nick Robinson … Continue reading “Student Work: Video Storytelling”

Intern at Wyoming Public Media

The News Department at WPR is looking for interns: http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/news-internship-spring-2015. It’s great experience for anyone interested in audio, radio, reporting, and editing. Also, internships are one of the most valuable college experiences you can get. Many employers require internship experience. … Continue reading “Intern at Wyoming Public Media”

Soundslides Projects – Fall 2014

Edward Timmons and Miranda Anderson Benjamin Banta and Andrew O’Neill Hannah Robinson and Esther Seville KC Schooner and Charlie McClain Jordan Blazovich and Nick Robinson Kaitlyn Camargo and Lauren Garrelts Max Renton and Brooklynn Gray Taylor Dilts and Louisa Wilkinson … Continue reading “Soundslides Projects – Fall 2014”

Look, Listen, Tell, and Show: Soundslides Assignment

Soundslides: Audio + Photos When you gather audio and photos for a news story, you are making the story more marketable. And as our guest speakers have told us, telling stories in multiple ways makes the story more accessible to … Continue reading “Look, Listen, Tell, and Show: Soundslides Assignment”

Audio Tips; Gathering Audio and Photos Together

Audio Tips As you finish your first audio editing project and you begin your Soundslides project, please consider these tips from previous students of COJO 3530. During the audio interview, leave a brief pause after the interviewee finishes answering a … Continue reading “Audio Tips; Gathering Audio and Photos Together”

The Art of Gathering Audio

Gathering audio that is clean, clear, and crisp is no easy task. This post outlines some hints for you to consider before you conduct audio interviews. It is developed from the hints listed on MediaStorm’s audio training page. Know Your … Continue reading “The Art of Gathering Audio”

Audio Storytelling and Journalism

Journalism oftentimes gives a voice to the voiceless. With audio journalism, you can hear the emotion, hear the ambient sounds, and hear the expressions of your sources. Now, we can do audio journalism online and not just on the radio. … Continue reading “Audio Storytelling and Journalism”

HSI, Day 8: MTV & Media Literacy, Finish Audio, & Embed Audio

Class Discussion & Blog Post How many of you watch MTV? Today we’re going to take a critical look at MTV and understand how they make money and how MTV may influence you. Now, let’s write a blog post and … Continue reading “HSI, Day 8: MTV & Media Literacy, Finish Audio, & Embed Audio”

HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial

Class Discussion & Blog Post For our class discussion today, we will focus on marketing, advertising, and consumerism. We will watch clips (“The Times They Are A-Changin’” and “The Science of Selling”) from a Frontline documentary about “The Persuaders”. You’ll … Continue reading “HSI, Day 7: Ethics of Media Consumerism, Finish Profiles, Audio Editing, & SoundCloud Tutorial”

HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing

Class Discussion & Blog Post: Media & Body Image Take a look at these magazines. Advertisements and media imagery plays on our insecurities to make money. The average female is 5’4 and 165 lbs, yet the average female model is … Continue reading “HSI, Day 6: Media & Body Image, Profile Writing, & Audio Editing”

HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day

Class Discussion: Ethics of Banning Books Our initial discussion today deals with commonly banned/challenged books. First, let’s look at a list of books that are commonly banned. As you can see, the reasons often deal with foul language, racism, sexually … Continue reading “HSI, Day 4: Ethics of Banning Books, Audio Gathering Tips, & Interview Day”

HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio

Class Discussion & Blog Post: The Responsibility and Role of the News Media Our opening discussion today involves critically thinking about the news media, which some of you may have done in your first blog post. Let’s consider these questions: … Continue reading “HSI, Day 3: Role & Impact of News Media, Interviewing Skills, & Audio”

COJO 3530: Soundslides Projects

Nikki Finnesand and Jamie Hageman Hannah Cox and Kelsey Tramp Alex Barrett and Clinton Boutelle John Denega Hailey Hawkes and Jessica Romero Josh Geiger and Chris Anselmo Chase Harmelink and Mady Gerard Ashlee Williams and Andee Novotny Nikkita Miller and … Continue reading “COJO 3530: Soundslides Projects”