Jan 11-16 2009 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, January 11-16, 2009 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 Nov 14, 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.
Web-Centric Journalism: Web 2.0 and Web News Sites
Media Characteristics and Storyboarding Basics
Video Camera Instruction
Video Shooting Techniques
Digital Audio Recorders and Microphones
Digital Photo Cameras and Photo Slideshows
Transfering Audio, Photos and Video to computers
Stand-Ups and Voice Overs
SoundTrack Pro Audio Editing
Final Cut Pro Video Editing and Script Writing
Creating photo slideshows with SoundSlides
Adobe Flash Storytelling - Building templates for news
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Kurt Achin
- John Fountain
- Sarah Hoye
- Tom Haines
- Vanessa Deggins
- Andrea Brown
- Tony Overman
- Kathy Chu
- Evelyn Nieves
- Gwen Florio
- Tom Eblen
- Ted Hutton
- Megan Ballinger
- Julia Zolondz
- Heather Charles
- Leyla Boulton
- Naedine Hazell
- Jena Moreno
- Mike Brown
- Rob Liddle
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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