Jun 08-13 2008 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, June 8-13 2008, 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.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism lecturers Jane Stevens, Paul Grabowicz, Ellen Seidler, Samantha Grant, Marilyn Pittman, Scot Hacker and Jeremy Rue present the workshop’s core multimedia curriculum.
Application deadline was Apr 11, 2008 11:59 p.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.
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Whit Richardson
- Sona Patel
- Stan Simpson
- Jeff Ostrowski
- Matthew Smith
- Collin Crowell
- John Curley
- Kathleen Galligan
- Sherri Williams
- Scott Smith
- Will Sutton
- Kathleen Hennessy
- John Cotey
- Nichole Christian
- Diana Costello
- Edward Ortiz
- Karyn Spencer
- Melissa Umbarger
- Robin Shulman
- Judy Campbell
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
A Berkeley science museum teaches children - and a few journalists - about the science of small.
Since medieval times, bell towers have been used to simply mark the changing hour or mark life-changing moments. The bells at U.C. Berkeley celebrated their own milestone in 2008, with a festival that drew carillon afficionados from around the world.
Amid growing environmental concerns, the women who own and work at BioFuel Oasis are making it easier for people to make the transition to an alternative fuel source. The cooperative was founded in 2003 to provide greater access to biodiesel, a renewable fuel that reduces harmful tailpipe emissions while keeping with their values of sustainability, local production and community.
UC Berkeley entymologist Sally Levinson shares her passion for butterflies and caterpillars. Levinson specializes in creating butterfly habitats.
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