J282 Introduction to Video (Section 1)

This course serves as your introduction to video journalism. There is no question that the modern journalist requires a platform-agnostic mindset, along with a broad set of multi-platform news-gathering skills and fluency in the current tools while also upholding the timeless journalistic standards of news judgment, accuracy, fairness and truth. In this course, you will learn the basic skills of producing compelling visual stories and walk away with a solid proficiency in what it takes to create high-quality video and photo stories that utilize core journalistic values that, even in a changing media landscape, remain the industry’s bedrock professional standards.



Time:  W 6–9pm

Location:  108 North Gate (Lower News)

Class Number:  19311

Section:  001

Units:  3

Length:  15 weeks

Course Material Fee:  None

Enroll Limit:  12

Restrictions & Prerequisites

Required for any first year wishing to be in shortform or documentary.