Schedule

*The instructor reserves the right to adjust this schedule if he sees fit.

Week 1: Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 – Introductions & grammar

Week 2: Feb. 7 and 9 – AP style & news values

 Week 3: Feb. 14 and 16 Hard news writing

Week 4: Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 – Crime news workshop & breaking news

Week 5: Feb. 28 and March 2 – Breaking news activity & covering meetings

Week 6: March 7 and March 9 – Meeting story workshop & interviewing

Week 7: March 14 and March 16 – Interviewing critiques & feature ledes/nut grafs

Week 8: March 21 and March 23 –  Spring Break! Woooooo!!!!

Week 9: March 28 and March 30 – Ethics, getting published & event reporting

Week 10: April 4 and April 6 – Social media news

Week 11 April 11 and April 13 Project editing & journalism/PR transition

Week 12: April 18 and April 20 – Press releases

Week 13: April 25 and April 27 – Press kit materials & PR features

Week 14: May 2 and May 4 – Project conferences

Week 15: May 9 and May 11 – Reporting to management & giving presentations

Week 16: May 16 – Video memos

Finals: May 24 (Wednesday, 1:30-4 p.m.) – Final presentations at 8 a.m.

 

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