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JOU 403 TV NEWSCAST PRODUCING AND DIRECTING. (3)

JOU 403 TV NEWSCAST PRODUCING AND DIRECTING. (3)

This class is designed to train students to become television newscast producers and directors. Students will prepare TV newscasts with consideration of news story placement as it relates to audience, viewing trends, and journalistic judgment. Students will learn critical thinking skills in producing and directing as it relates to newscast and story promotion, reaching to major news events and their coverage, and talent and time management. Students will be required to write, produce and direct news stories in different formats for different formats for different newscasts and address ethical and legal concerns of news stories.
Prereq: JOU 302 for JOU Majors; MAS 312 for MAS majors. (Same as MAS 403.)