Jun 13-18 2010 Multimedia Training

North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley

» Browse all workshops

The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, June 13-18, 2010 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 Paul Grabowicz, Marilyn Pittman, Jeremy Rue, Jerry Monti, Len de Groot, and Scot Hacker present the workshop’s core multimedia curriculum.

Application deadline was Mar 26, 2010 11:59 p.m.


Some presentations from this workshop were webcast live.
Archived webcasts may be viewed below.

Lessons from Video, Data and Interactive Graphics

Kicking and Screaming: Making the Transition to Multimedia...One Training Session at a Time

What to Do About the Social Web


The following presentations were provided to workshop participants but not publicly webcast.

Transformation to Digital Journalism

Transformation to Digital Storytelling

Picking the Right Media and Storyboarding a Story

Mac Computer Training in Multimedia Lab

Visual Storytelling Techniques

Video Camera Instruction

Digital Audio Recorders and Microphones

Digital Photo Cameras and Photo Slideshows

Transferring Audio, Photos and Video to computers

Stand-Ups and Voice Overs

Adobe Photoshop in Multimedia Lab

Garage Band Audio Editing in Multimedia Lab

Final Cut Pro Video Editing and Script Writing

Creating photo slideshows with SoundSlides

Adobe Flash Storytelling - Building Interactive Graphics

Multimedia Design Concepts, Site Critique

Introduction to Publishing System


The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."


Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.

Gondola Servizio

Gondola Servizio gives customers an opportunity to experience an authentic Venetian gondola ride without crossing an ocean. April Quinn and Angelino Sandri, who met on a romantic gondola ride, started the Oakland, Calif., company in 1999.

Covenant House Oakland

The young adults who come to Covenant House want to find a new direction in their lives. Here are just a few of their stories.

Redwood Valley Railway

The Redwood Valley Railway is a rideable minature steam railway modeled after the classic steam trains. The conductor wears a uniform and a crew of enthusiasts keep the trains going. There is a second smaller train on a shorter track.

Head Over Heels Gymnastics and Circus Arts

Head Over Heels is a non-profit athletic arts facility. Children are encouraged to explore gymnastics, dance and circus arts.

Log in to see all projects for this workshop.