Welcome to our Spotlight on Half Block series! Each week leading up to Dynamic Half Block in January, we’re featuring one of 2018’s non-credit offerings here on our blog. Registration for all non-credit offerings is now open on Summit.
Spotlight on Journalism Boot Camp
What’s this class about?
Looking to develop your own project or break into the industry? Curious to know what it takes to launch, thrive, and survive in today’s shifting media landscape? Want a leg up on internships or learn how to freelance? This dynamic course provides you with the essential skills you’ll need. In addition to focusing on best practices, ethical standards and the fundamentals of journalism, students will develop skills via a series of hands-on practical exercises developed through collaboration with a variety of working journalists. By the end of this class you should have a grounding in the nuts and bolts of reporting and the techniques used to craft investigative features, profiles, and breaking news stories.
What are the times and dates?
Half Block: January 8-18, with class from 9am-noon.
What kinds of skills will I learn?
You’ll learn the best practices of journalism, as well as writing, editing, and reporting skills.
Register on Summit.
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Journalism Boot Camp
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