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”

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”

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!”

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”

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”

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”

Video Storytelling Project

Video Storytelling The ability to tell a good story with video is a difficult yet important skill for journalists and communicators to learn. Video is not just on TV anymore — you can find video stories online and on mobile … Continue reading “Video Storytelling Project”

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”

HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr

Class Discussion & Blog Post Today we’ll watch a clip from a Frontline documentary about the impacts and implications of digital media use. After the clip, please answer the following questions: To what extent do you multitask with media during … Continue reading “HSI, Day 9: Digital Media & Multitasking, HSI Photography Review, & Flickr”

HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions

Blogging Workshop — Finish Blogging Workshop, if needed — Class Discussion & Blog Post: Your Online Identity Our first discussion topic today revolves around your online identity. Let’s write a quick blog post about these questions and discuss them as … Continue reading “HSI, Day 2: Online Identity, Partner Pair Up, Profile Basics, & Writing Questions”

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”

COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery

Because most of you expressed interest in creating a photo gallery for your websites, this is the next topic we’ll cover. I have created three examples of a photo gallery that use HTML5 and CSS3. There is no knowledge of … Continue reading “COJO 4230, Week 11: Creating a Photo Gallery”

COJO 3530, Weeks 10-11: Soundslides = Audio + 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 “COJO 3530, Weeks 10-11: Soundslides = Audio + Photos”

COJO 3530: Sample Web Story Post

Half Acre and Outdoor Program Make Exercise Fun Original Reporting by Megan Tanaka After hours of class, work, and extracurricular activities, the last place many students wish to go is the gym. This is possibly due to student exhaustion. Or … Continue reading “COJO 3530: Sample Web Story Post”

Brainstorming About The Final Flash Project

I know spring break is around the corner, but it’s not too early to start brainstorming about your final Flash project. The final Flash project requirements are similar to your Flash Exercise 3 requirements, with some exceptions: Original reporting and … Continue reading “Brainstorming About The Final Flash Project”

Soundslides: Audio + 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: Audio + Photos”

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”

Sample Assignment – Creative Devices

Here is my instructor sample of creative devices. Let’s chat about what creative devices I used and how I could have improved the photos. We will do a class critique of your creative device photos on Mon. 9/12. Remember, the … Continue reading “Sample Assignment – Creative Devices”

Sample Blog Post #1: My News Diet

As a second-year assistant professor who is teaching two courses and is a mother to a three-year-old daughter, I do not keep as up-to-date on the news as I should. At the moment, the only regular TV show that I … Continue reading “Sample Blog Post #1: My News Diet”

Sample Assignment: Soundslides Project

As you prepare to submit your Soundslides Group Project, please take a look at an example below. The audio is lifted from Tom Hesse’s interview with Max D’Onofrio. The photos are lifted from various sources on the web. Obviously, I … Continue reading “Sample Assignment: Soundslides Project”