Mar 25-30 2007 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, March 25-30, 2007, offers intensive, short course multimedia training for mid-career journalists. The workshop covers all aspects of multimedia news production, from basic storyboarding to the incorporation of multimedia features in storytelling. Participants are taught the technical skills they need to produce quality multimedia stories including audio/video recording and editing, Flash graphics, digital cameras, Photoshop and web design concepts. Guest speakers discuss the future of journalism, the role of technology and the importance of audience engagement.
Featured speakers include: Rob Curley, washingtonpost.com; Lisa Stone, BlogHer; Kevin Sites, Matt McAlister; Yahoo!; Katy Newton, Sean Connelley, The Oakland Tribune; and Joe Howry, Collen Cason, Tom Kisken, Anthony Plascencia, Ventura County Star. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturers Jane Stevens, Paul Grabowicz, Ellen Seidler, Marilyn Pittman, Scot Hacker, Robin Wise, and Laura Hilliger present the workshop’s core multimedia curriculum.
Application deadline was Feb 1, 2007 12 a.m.
Some presentations from this workshop were webcast live.
Archived webcasts may be viewed below.
The following presentations were provided to workshop participants but not publicly webcast.
Multimedia Storytelling, Web Shells and Storyboarding
Video Camera Instruction
Video Shooting Techniques
Flash Audio Recorders and Digital Photo Cameras
Stand-Ups and Voice-Overs
Soundtrack Pro Audio Editing
Final Cut Pro Editing Tutorial
Work on Video and Audio Clips
Flash Storytelling-Photos and Text
Flash Storytelling-Audio and Video
Dreamweaver and Multimedia Web Sites
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Peter Huoppi
- Niala Boodhoo
- John Sutter
- Emily Veach
- Laylan Connelly
- Patrick Thornton
- Kenneth Cooper
- Bridget Scrimenti
- Janette Neuwahl
- Peter King
- Tanya Ballard
- Carol Hanner
- Joshua Kleinbaum
- John Kroll
- Chris Lefkow
- Erik Rodriguez
- Fern Shen
- Samantha Sommer
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
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