May 17-22 2009 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, May 17-22, 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 Mar 13, 2009 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.
Adobe Photoshop In Multimedia Room
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."
- Mia Lobel
- William Johnson
- Lois Breedlove
- Frances Robles
- Ron Shawgo
- Emily Roach
- Madison Gray
- Utku Cakirozer
- Laura Bly
- Mariel Myers
- Jennifer Nycz-Conner
- Anna Johnson
- Robert Little
- Tim Bishop
- Corey Takahashi
- Simon Perez
- Gretchen Weber
- Jen Mistrot
- Dan Rosenheim
- Emily Cadei
- Kevin Friedl
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
Without bees, there would be no chocolate, strawberries, or almonds. In a small Berkeley garden, researchers are working to make sure the world's top pollinators stay busy.
More than 1,000 boats line the docks where Berkeley meets the Bay. Schooners and fishing scows, houseboats and rowboats, they form an eclectic community of people seeking amenities from land and shelter from the sea.
Across three decades this market running down Derby Street has offered fresh food and a place for neighbors to meet.
At Alzheimer's Services of the East Bay, dementia patients broaden horizons in a shrinking world.
The Berkeley Dog and Cat Hospital specializes in cutting-edge care.
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