Monthly Archives: August 2013

Two practice newswriting assignments help you get ready for Lab 3

For Lab 3, you will be writing a news story on deadline. You won’t have to do your own reporting. You will receive a sheet of information and will write the news story based on that information. Your goal is … Continue reading

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Changes in media careers and value of newswriting skills are focus of Thursday’s lecture

Talking about changes in the news industry will help us look at changes that are happening both in our college (see photo) and in the media/communications field. Those changes are true whether you are targeting a job in a news … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s lecture provides tips for creating your professional brand online

In lecture on Tuesday, Aug. 27, we’ll take on two main topics. We’ll spend the first few minutes of class seeing what questions you have about the lecture syllabus and the course in general. We know several students will be … Continue reading

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Watch YouTube videos to prepare to write your cover letter and résumé for Lab 2

Having a good résumé and cover letter will help you be competitive for volunteer and internship positions. Your Lab 2 assignment is to develop those materials. To help you prepare to write these documents, I’ve created two videos that are … Continue reading

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Welcome to Multimedia Writing (JOU 3109c)

Welcome to Multimedia Writing (JOU 3109c). The lab instructors and I have been meeting before the semester begins to help make sure that we have a productive semester for students and teachers. The first lecture is Thursday, Aug. 22, 6th … Continue reading

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