Monthly Archives: September 2015

Your reporting for Lab 7 starts with interview with @aldvitt during #JOU3109 on Thursday

Allison Vitt, Outreach and Communications Coordinator for the UF Office of Sustainability, will be our guest in class on Oct. 1. She will serve as our expert source for the story you’ll be writing for Lab 7. Arrive in class ready … Continue reading

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Mark your calendar for important #JOU3109 dates

We discussed these dates and activities in lecture on Sept. 29. If you missed class and need clarification, be sure to check with a classmate.  

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Tuesday #JOU3109 class – profile writing (with extra-credit opportunity) and preparation for your own reporting assignments

We have three objectives for Tuesday’s class: Provide a writers’ workshop on profile writing. I’ve encouraged you to write a profile based on my in-lecture interview with Mr. Shumate about his blog Chicken Fried Politics. If you bring a typed … Continue reading

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Role-play interview activity in #JOU3109 Thursday helps you get ready to conduct profile interview in Lab 6

Interviewing will be a crucial element in the success of much of the writing you will be doing as a communications professional. Whether you are interviewing a source for a news story or meeting with a client about a campaign you … Continue reading

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Use @rafat visit to #JOU3109 as opportunity to practice live tweeting & news-feature writing

Rafat Ali provided us with insights about the communications field and with advice about the job market when he was our guest in class on Thursday. Thanks to everyone for being actively involved — taking notes, live tweeting and being … Continue reading

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