May 18-23 2003 Multimedia Training

North Gate Hall, UC Berkeley

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The Knight Digital Media Center's Multimedia Reporting and Convergence Workshop, May 18-23, 2003, 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.

Application deadline was Jul 19, 2003 12 a.m.


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

Weblogs for Newspapers and Local News Sites

Charging For Online Content

Internet Users and The DayPart Survey

Online Advertising and Revenue: The Personal Shopper

Doing Multimedia Projects: Best Practices

Putting Multimedia Into Practice

Multimedia Projects: Deadline & Feature Stories


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.

Connexus Connects U

The proliferation of electronic communications has diminished the use of non-verbal communications - such as touches and gestures - between people. Intel researcher Eric Paulos is developing a high-tech device called "connexus" to revivie this fading form of personal interaction.

Motes: Spying on Nature

Motes are a new form of sensor technology that allows scientists to monitor changes in the natural environment.

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