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”

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”

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”

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”

COJO 3530, Week 8: Audio Reporting & Editing Tips From Students

As you begin your first audio 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 question and before you begin your next question. Giving … Continue reading “COJO 3530, Week 8: Audio Reporting & Editing Tips From Students”

COJO 3530, Weeks 7-8: The Art & Science 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 “COJO 3530, Weeks 7-8: The Art & Science of Gathering Audio”

COJO 3530: Week 7, Audio Storytelling

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 “COJO 3530: Week 7, Audio Storytelling”

COJO 3530, Week 2: Planning for Multimedia

This week, we will cover how to critically think about and plan for your multimedia stories. This involves a basic understanding of how and why each media platform is successful. We will discuss that today. On Friday, we will segue … Continue reading “COJO 3530, Week 2: Planning for Multimedia”

Audio Reporting & Editing Tips from Former Students

As you begin your first audio 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 question and before you begin your next question. Giving … Continue reading “Audio Reporting & Editing Tips from Former Students”

The Art & Science of Audio Reporting

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 & Science of Audio Reporting”

Sample Assignments: Audio Recording & Audio Editing

Audio Recording: Ambient Noise Recently, students have been learning about audio journalism. In their upcoming assignment, blog post 6, they will have to collect ambient noise and post it to their blogs using SoundCloud, similar to this: Here is ambient … Continue reading “Sample Assignments: Audio Recording & Audio Editing”

Intro. to Audio Reporting

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 “Intro. to Audio Reporting”

Student Work: Individual Soundslides Projects

For their final project, students individually completed a Soundslides slideshow. They reported, collected audio, and shot photos by themselves. Here’s their outstanding storytelling: Faryn Babbitt Tom Hesse Brooke Eades Tracie Perkins Dyann Diercks Courtney Wilhelm Adrienne Morency Jamie Crew Alexandria … Continue reading “Student Work: Individual Soundslides Projects”

Multimedia Lab Group

As students and practitioners of multimedia storytelling, you may be interested in the formation of a multimedia lab RSO (recognized student organization). Myself, Cindy Price, and Eric Wiltse have been meeting with professors in the College of Business about using … Continue reading “Multimedia Lab Group”

Student Work: Audio Profiles

Students submitted some fantastic audio profiles on fellow students and friends at the University of Wyoming. The original interviews were about 5 minutes and they had to edit them in Audacity (free sound editing software) down to 2 minutes. Here’s … Continue reading “Student Work: Audio Profiles”

Audio Interviewing Tips From Your Classmates

I’m glad that the class generally enjoyed the audio profile experience. I know it’s frustrating to feel like you’re doing an assignment without all the necessary information about how to make the assignment perfect. I think your personal learning process … Continue reading “Audio Interviewing Tips From Your Classmates”

SoundSlides: Reporting with Audio and Photos

Audio + Photos When you gather audio and photos for a news story, you are making the story more marketable. Your story can now be told with images, with sound, or with both. Not only will you have captions for … Continue reading “SoundSlides: Reporting with Audio and Photos”