MC 217. TV News Writing & Reporting. 3 Hours.
The knowledge and skills gained in MC 114 and MC 115 are applied in this course as students engage in hands-on television news gathering and reporting. Students will learn to report, shoot, write and edit television news and sports stories, using digital cameras and editing software, and the Associated Press Electronic News Production System (ENPS). Emphasis is on reporting, writing, production, and performance (including package narration, standups, and live shots). Outstanding stories may be submitted to NESCom’s weekly/bi-weekly, student-produced, TV newscast—NESCom Connection. Prerequisite(s): CT 100 and MC 115.