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Broadcast News Production

COEM - 284

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

Students will develop the techniques for gathering and producing news for radio and television. This course focuses on the combination of writing accurate and informative copy with audio and video to tell the complete news story. In-class discussion and demonstrations will be combined with practical experience on Channel 20 and WOCC Radio. Students will receive constructive critique of their work, with an eye towards regular improvement. Prerequisites: This course is designed as a capstone project for students preparing to graduate OCC and advance to a four-year college. Therefore, to qualify for this course, students must obtain the permission of the instructor.