COMM-4123 Electronic News Producing
A course focused on the essential task of producing television news for broadcast, cable or the web including newscasts, segments and special programming. A section of the course also focuses on continuing to developing one-s ability to prepare effective news packages. Producing involves a great deal of writing. Writing helps the news to be communicated effectively and efficiently. Opportunities for news producers are increasing as local stations add more newscasts or news-oriented programs to differentiate themselves from cable or satellite channels. In addition there are many specialized channels that need producers for regular and special programming 24-7. This course is normally offered in the fall semester of odd numbered years.