EMC 269 Television News Production (4 credits)

This course focuses on the skills necessary to create content and produce a weekly television newscast. Methods of news delivery are analyzed, and students will put into practice the theories learned in EMC 249. Students will conduct effective research, practice effective interviewing techniques, and produce, report, and write copy for television news. Students will work in teams to produce a live weekly newscast. Emphasis will also be placed on ethics and professionalism, as well as legal considerations, as they pertain to producing and developing electronic news. Five lecture/production hours. Prerequisites: EMC 249 or Permission of Instructor; EMC majors only. Spring semesters only.