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Open to students in grade(s): 10 11 12
|Broadcast Journalism||521||2 Credits|
PREREQUISITE: VIDEO & AUDIO TECHNOLOGY I
This class introduces students to live television studio production techniques. Students will plan and produce weekly thirty-minute news programs for redistribution on ACTV. Students will take on the roles of director, producer, lighting technician, sound technician and camera operator, news anchor, weatherperson and sportscaster. The program will include pre-recorded journalistic pieces. Production teams will develop scripts, as well as complete the technical work as part of this class. The ability to work in cooperative teams as well as the ability to take individual responsibility for producing an assigned segment of a show is essential. Time may be needed outside of class to complete projects. Curriculum will also cover broadcasting history and operations, media ownership, censorship, current issues in broadcast journalism and will include a field trip to a local television station.