Mar 26-31 2006 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, March 16-21, 2006, 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: John Battelle, author of “The Search”; Bob Cauthorn, City Tools; Regina McCombs, StarTribune.com; Jan Schaffer, Institute for Interactive Journalism; Dan Gillmor, Grassroots Media Inc.; Terisa Estacio, KRON-TV; Craig Newmark, craigslist; and Kamika Dunlap, Kathleen Kirkwood, Martin G. Reynolds, and Jane Tyska, Oakland Tribune. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturers Jane Stevens, Paul Grabowicz, Ellen Seidler, Marilyn Pittman, Scot Hacker present the workshop’s core multimedia curriculum.
Application deadline was Feb 1, 2006 12 a.m.
Some presentations from this workshop were webcast live.
Archived webcasts may be viewed below.
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Thea Breite
- Wilma Colon-Rivera
- Daniel Conover
- Joseph Copeland
- Manny Crisostomo
- Barbara Feder Ostrov
- Angela Forest
- Sarah J. Glover
- Jaime Gonzales
- Greg Gross
- Peggy Lowe
- Sarah Mauet
- Logan Molen
- Peter Prengaman
- Akili Ramsess
- Stephen Silha
- Randy Speed
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
High up in the rainforests, scientist stumble upon an amazing discovery - wingless worker ants gliding to survive. Cephalotes atratus, the scientific name for the gliding ant, lives in Central and South America. It’s believed the gliding – done only by female worker ants – helps preserve the species.
With its three horns and boney frill, triceratops were easy to spot. But what were the horns for? How early did they begin to grow? No one knew, because no one had ever seen a baby triceratops' skull.
That changed nine years ago. Today, a little fossil is challenging some big ideas.
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