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JN3104 - Video Journalism

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

Available ONLY to students enrolled in accredited Journalism programs.

In today's changing media landscape, students will learn advanced skills of visual storytelling suitable for delivery online and in the television medium. Skills will include storyboarding, shooting, editing and being responsible for all aspects of the production of the visual story. Students will learn how to use the visual medium to their best advantage and will produce stories to be submitted to our digital media platform.

Learning Outcomes

  • advanced television news gathering and presentation skills;
  • capacity to prepare an industry standard current affairs package for television, and a short television documentary;
  • significant progress towards professional quality writing, vocal and personal presentation.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: JN2301
IA3112 JN3112 JB3112


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours practicals
Assessment: presentations (20%); current affairs video package (40%); script and short video exercise (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.