01:30 PM to 02:45 PM MW
Northeast Module 107
Section Information for Spring 2019
This is the foundation course for aspiring journalists and PR professionals.
You learn the basics of journalistic writing in online, broadcast, print and social media platforms. Today's journalist/PR professional must understand how to write to communicate to different audiences. Assignments will provide with practice on writing short and long-form pieces, including press releases, feature articles and blogging.
This course prepares you for upper level journalism courses. It is mainly for the sophomore or junior starting the matriculation into a journalism concentration or minor.
Guest speakers bring wisdom on the journalism and PR fields. Guest speakers have included media professionals from video, print, public relations, freelance journalism and more.
Assignments include writing feature articles on guest speakers, in class exercises and three exams.
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