Jan 06-11 2008 Multimedia Training
North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley
The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, January 6-11 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.
Featured speakers include: Kathleen Kirkwood, associate editor/online news; Sean Connelley, staff photographer; Melissa Worden, multimedia producer, Sarasota Herald-Tribune; Seth Familian, Bertelsmann Media Worldwide; Jennifer Baldwin, contributions editor, The Bakersfield Californian; Richard Hernandez, deputy director of photography, San Jose Mercury News; Jose Antonio Vargas, staff writer, Washington Post; Meg Smith, researcher, Washington Post.
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 Oct 26, 2007 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.
Multimedia Storytelling, Web Shells and Storyboarding
Video Camera Instruction
Flash Audio Recorders
Digital Photo Cameras
Mac Computer Training
Stand-Ups and Voice-Overs
Soundtrack Pro Audio Editing
Final Cut Pro Video Editing
Flash Storytelling - Photos and Text
Dreamweaver & Multimedia Web Sites
The following people attended this workshop as "fellows."
- Carolyn Goossen
- Demorris Lee
- Julia Schmalz
- Stephanie Horvath
- Bill Dedman
- Mary Meehan
- Kakie Urch
- Kathleen L'Ecluse
- Robert Lopez
- Carol Hills
- Marty Durlin
- Ken-Yon Hardy
- Kim Nowacki
- Vince Beiser
- Ron Harris
- Michael Leland
- Amy Sweeney
- Derek Pruitt
- Regina Boone
- Katharine Fong
Workshop participants often produce multimedia web sites as part of their instruction.
In most cases, these demonstration web sites are available for public viewing.
Berkeley artist and engineer Steve Beck describes his eclectic career meshing art and electronics.
Berkeley typewriters Joe and Jesse Banuelos have been caring for keyboards for nearly 40 years.
Trying to capture the vibrancy of remixed music, Rip.Mix.Burn asks artists and the public to take existing digital art and make something new – and exhilarating.
East Bay Vivarium provides a community gathering place for human beings and the snakes, frogs, lizards, and spiders who are their companions.
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