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JRN3004 Broadcast News

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication


Pre-requisite: JRN2002 and students who have successfully completed JRN2005 should not enrol in JRN3004.

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and must have internet access to UConnect for this course.


This course focuses on developing and improving individual skills in writing, reporting and editing, and teamwork skills for the production of broadcast news. An introduction to television news will provide students with an ability to analyse and critique current broadcast news reporting practices. The course will take a practical approach to teaching advanced interview skills, recording, writing and packaging news reports. Students will also examine the ethical and professional issues surrounding digital journalism's new technologies and the demands of an increasingly competitive industry.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba