Journo Class Assignments for Feb. 15, 2013

A/V Production Fundamentals (1W & 2W):

  • New Podcast Assignment
    • Watch for flaws from previous assignment
      • Background noise
      • Quality changes from multiple takes
      • Metronome clicking
      • Not talking over the edges of the music 
        • You need to
      • Try not to talk over each other
      • Be conversational
      • Be close enough to the mic
      • Speak clearly
    • Create an informational/news podcast (the example shared in class)
      • Groups of 2
        • I will choose groups
      • 5-7 minutes in length
      • Any topic as long as it is informational or covers a news event
        • Sports
        • Current events
        • School news
      • Must write a Timing Script
      • Must interview at least one person
        • Other than two hosts
      • Must have an intro/outro comprised of music
      • Adhere to the rubric
        • It is shared with you via Google Docs
      • DUE: Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at the beginning of the hour

Yearbook (3W):

  • It is D-Day, y’all!
    • Contest entries are due TODAY!
      • Put them in the folder on the server along with any required supporting materials.

Reporting (4W):

  • Pound the Pavement: Work on beat stories for this week
    • DUE: Today!