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Broadcast Journalism

BROADCAST JOURNALISM

Ms. Susan Stroh


Welcome to the Cougar Media News Broadcast Staff!  Over the course of the semester, you will be working with other members of the team to produce and air segments for the Cougar Media News.  You will learn elements of elements of broadcast journalism, produce and air various segments for Cougar Media News, engage in meaning interviews and learn how to live-stream on mobile applications.  


Materials:  It is required that you have a notebook to keep all information organized.  Camera and video equipment will be provided; however, it is recommended that you purchase individual memory cards for news projects.


Grading:  Your grade in this class will be based on the following:

  • Daily production points

  • Staff production responsibilities

  • Completion of various news story packages

  • Final Project


Classroom Rules & Expectations:

These are the expectations for our team to maintain an atmosphere that is productive for all members.  Failure to comply with these rules will result in a teacher-directed consequence:


  1. Be on time for class.  You must be in the classroom and ready to begin class when the bell rings.


2.  Leave all food and drink items in your locker.  Water only is permitted in the classroom.


3.  ALL CAMERAS must be signed out on the sign out sheet and RETURNED the next day.  


4.  Be respectful to other classmates.  No use of profanity or offensive language will be tolerated.  


Consequences:

If you decide not to follow the above expectations, the following consequences will go into effect:


  • Loss of daily production points

  • After school detention

  • Parent Notification

  • Administrative Action