Journalism In Practice

RATV1220

  • Requisites: This course is available to students in the Radio and Television program. Prerequisite: RATV1120. Co-requisites: (RTRA1215, RTRA1230, RTRA1238, RTRA1243, RTRA2356, RTRA1248) or (RTRA1231, RTRA1233, RTRA1235, RTRA1252, RTRA1260, RTRA1266, RTRA1276).
  • Course Equivalencies:
  • Open Studies: Not Available

Students will be introduced to the world of broadcast news in this course. This course explores the basic rules of electronic journalism, starting from what makes a good news story idea, how to develop it, how to build a contact list for that story, and then how to write that story. Students will also learn about the intangibles of journalism, including best practices, ethical guidelines and sensitivity to those in the news.

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Upcoming Sessions

Class Section Dates
13089 A01 Sep. 03 - Oct. 23, 2019
Delivery Status
Day Open
Meeting Times:
  • Sep. 3 to Oct. 22 - Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • Sep. 5 to Oct. 17 - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Class Section Dates
22756 A01 Jan. 06 - Mar. 04, 2020
Delivery Status
Day Open
Meeting Times:
  • Jan. 7 to Mar. 3 - Tuesday: 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM
  • Jan. 9 to Feb. 27 - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 11:50 AM