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”

Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising

Quiz #3 on Information Graphics Reminder: Information Graphics (Blog Post #5) Due Tonight, April 2, by 11:59 p.m. How Social Media is Used by the Big Three Media Fields Social media is for you. The aspiring journalist, sports commentator, marketing executive, … Continue reading “Social Media Management for Journalism, PR, and Advertising”

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”

Photojournalism Basics

Purpose and Power of Visuals Photojournalism is our window to the world around us. A picture is worth a 1,000 words. The purpose of photojournalism is to capture the people and events that make the news. Photojournalism can supplement a … Continue reading “Photojournalism Basics”

Journalism for the Web

What did you learn from Kristine Galloway, Reporter at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle? Back to learning how to write for the web… What Should I Do When I Interview Someone? First, realize that your interviews are essential to the story. Without … Continue reading “Journalism for the Web”

Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing

Web Writing Assignment First, let’s review the Blog Post 2 – Journalistic Web Story Today will we remember the groundwork — the basics — of journalism. All of you have some experience with these basics from COJO 2100 (Media Writing). It … Continue reading “Remembering the Groundwork of Journalistic Writing”

WordPress Setup and Workshop

Industry Blogs First, it’s important to know that there are different types of blogs. Let’s visit these examples to see how people in our field are using blogs. Most major news organizations have journalist-authored blogs. For example, The New York … Continue reading “WordPress Setup and Workshop”

Here We Go! Multimedia Production!

Welcome! About Me About You Take this note card. Fill it out with: 1. Your name. 2. What you like to be called. 3. Your major. 4. The type of media content that you’re most excited to learn about and … Continue reading “Here We Go! Multimedia Production!”

Environmental Journalism & Science Writing Workshop at the Haub School

This summer, former Outside magazine editor Abe Streep is offering a four-week workshop on the ins and outs of environmental journalism and science writing. During the course, students will find, pitch, report and write a piece of narrative environmental journalism. Daily assignments … Continue reading “Environmental Journalism & Science Writing Workshop at the Haub School”

Narrative Magazine Writing Content

Narrative Magazine The Winter 2015 Story Contest is open to all writers, and all entries will be considered for publication. • $2,500 First Prize • $1,000 Second Prize • $500 Third Prize • Ten finalists receive $100 each See the … Continue reading “Narrative Magazine Writing Content”

Summer Journalism Institute at NYU

Summer Journalism at NYU provides both for an experience you won’t forget. We have a variety of classes for pre-college and college students, and one graduate multimedia production course. This summer we’ve added three new courses to our already diverse … Continue reading “Summer Journalism Institute at NYU”

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”

More Video Storytelling Examples

First, 10 minutes to evaluate the class and my teaching. Now, a few reminders: 1. For the Twitter assignment, follow me on Twitter. I can’t grade your work otherwise. 2. Review the Twitter assignment guidelines BEFORE you tweet. You need … Continue reading “More Video Storytelling Examples”

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”

An Exercise in Juggling: Live-Tweeting Speeches

Now that you know more about how to use social media for storytelling, we are going to live-report a newsworthy event using Twitter. Think of this exercise as an exercise in juggling. You have to watch, listen, type (or write), … Continue reading “An Exercise in Juggling: Live-Tweeting Speeches”