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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BCOM 250 Broadcast Journalism I

Through theory and practice students study the business of broadcast news including both the behind-the-scenes technical aspects and the development of on-air radio and on-camera television broadcast deliveries. In this era of job consolidation the ability to function as reporter, videographer and editor is essential to success. In this course students will learn to operate the most commonly used equipment for news acquisition and delivery. Students will study in-depth techniques for shooting and editing video as well as gathering, writing and delivering a news story. Students will study in the classroom, studio and field. Extensive work is performed in television field reporting, television news anchoring and radio news.
NOTE: This course is taught at The New School as part of the A.A.S. in Broadcast Communications.
Pre-requisite(s): Completion of all other previous program coursework with an average of “C” or better or approval of department chair.
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 18
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 7.5
Lab: 15