Students will learn how to work as a production team, practise how to prepare and structure strong video news stories and develop production skills under the pressure of deadlines. This workshop applies the basics of reporting for television news. Its purpose is to create an atmosphere where students learn to research, write and produce their own field reports and field interviews under the pressure of deadlines. Students will be taught how to write to pictures, what makes a good television story, and how it is structured. They will be encouraged to learn how to use professional cameras and editing equipment and participate in the production process. Students produce and host a weekly magazine program the ‘fax on Eastlink television. By the end of the workshop students will be expected to have the knowledge and skill to produce a news report or interview that meets professional standards and be equipped to apply for entry-level positions at any TV station in Canada.

Restriction: Must be enrolled in BJH for 4858.09 and in BJ for 5858.09