JN2301 - Broadcast Journalism
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
Students are introduced to radio, television and online audio journalism. Students
are introduced to broadcast equipment, such as microphones and cameras; they learn
how to record voice, how to perform basic broadcast editing and how to produce audio
packages. Students are introduced to the basics of camerawork and of how to present
stories in a visual way. Tutorial exercises develop broadcast newswriting, sound gathering,
camera work, interviewing, voice production, vocal style and audio and video editing
skills. The subject develops generic journalistic skills and cultural literacy, hones
newswriting skills learnt in earlier subjects, and encourages students to develop
distinct ways of presenting journalistic stories.
- Apply knowledge and skills to write effectively in the distinct broadcast form and
understand how it differs from writing in other media;
- Demonstrate sufficient skills to produce and present news packages for an 'as-live'
- Illustrate skills in camera work and news packaging for television;
- Demonstrate differential skills in voice production, electonic new editing and cultural
- Appraise an understanding of the theory of broadcast news.
|To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points
(four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
|JB2100 JB5100 JN5301
Study Period 1
|Census Date 28-Mar-2019
||Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes
||Mrs Ann Roebuck, Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 13 hours lectures
- 20 hours practicals
- assessment and self-directed study
||tutorial attendance and participation (10%); broadcast journalism audio news package (45%); broadcast journalism image/visual news package (45%).
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