JL1850 - News Production I (Post Diploma)

News Production I (Post Diploma) is primarily a practical course in which the Post-Diploma students apply the journalistic principles they have learned in theory. Students will put into practice storytelling using audio broadcast techniques and the Internet. The course seeks to mirror as closely as possible a newsroom setting, complete with story meetings, assignments and tight deadlines which are reinforced. The students help produce a website and a weekly radio show. Emphasis is placed on establishing good journalistic habits such as meeting tight deadlines and meeting editors’ expectations. Students are expected to apply the principles they have learned/are learning in Reporting & News Writing I, News Photography I, and Audio Storytelling in accordance with the modern 24-hour news cycle.

Corequisite(s): JL1110, PY1330, JL1130 *These courses may also be completed prior to JL1850

This course is offered in the following programs:
Journalism (Post Diploma)