Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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JSC220 News Writing and Reporting

[1–2, 3 cr.]

This class covers the basic techniques in news writing and reporting, emphasizing news values, accuracy and concise presentation as well as proper sentence structure and story organization. It explores the structural and conceptual characteristics of journalism across the full spectrum of information platforms. The majority of course work is based on practical, hands-on writing assignments that help students to develop professional research, interviewing and reporting skills and teaches them how write/produce to deadline and story briefs.

Prerequisite(s): ENG101 Academic English I or concurrently.