Broadcast Journalism 2

Module code: JO2003

This module will introduce you to television broadcasting, beginning with the form and professional practice of TV journalism. You’ll discover how to make effective TV journalism, learning the skills and techniques of TV journalists.

Topics covered

  • What is television?
  • Introduction to TV journalism?
  • Writing for TV
  • Recording techniques
  • Editing TV journalism
  • Making TV packages
  • Theories and concepts of TV journalism

Learning

  • 2 hours of tutorials
  • 33 hours of practical work
  • 115 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Critical review of professional TV, 1,500 words (50%)
  • TV package, three minutes (50%)