Packaging the News

Welcome to the land of broadcast journalism and creating a news story that will not only draw viewers in, but outline a story that will be informative. 

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Paige Strickland Talks about the ISMF

Ana and Paige on the setThe International Student Media Festival celebrates outstanding classroom media projects. Students and teachers from kindergarten through college are honored in a three-day event that includes workshops, screenings of winning entries, and an awards ceremony.

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Back to the Studio

When I wake up to the ear-splitting sound of my alarm clock, and blindly search for the snooze button, a sudden thought dawns: "What am I doing?"

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Creating My Demo Reel

So you've done the work editing news packages/short films/documentaries/and anything else you have up your sleeve for the past year-maybe more. But, how do you combine it all together?

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Stay on Track!

I’ve been advised to stay on track, that because it’s my senior year I would come down with “senioritis.” Honestly, I feel more inspired this year then past

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Dreams are Meant to be Followed

Having had the opportunity to participate in the 2009 SkillsUSA National Conference, I am sure, was an honor for us all. The week of June 21st – 27th was an experience that I will never forget.

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Filming In the Cold

Jordan00So I found myself videotaping the Syracuse Ski Team vs. Cornell, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Ithaca College on the ski slopes in upstate New York.

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Student Fare - Naf Wayne

This year our school started a school news show. When I first heard about it from Mrs. Martin, our computer teacher, I was excited and wanted to learn more about it.

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Student Fare - Owen Jankes

I can still remember the first time I walked into the school TV studio at Amherst Tech TV. The glow of the lights and the expensive equipment had me hooked right away.

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Students at JEA

Lexie Tauben at JEAThe thrill of interviewing or working behind the camera attracts many of today’s youth.   This November, students gathered from around the country to attend the JEA convention in St. Louis, MO.   The young journalists are fighting their way though videos, articles, and interviews to pursue their journalistic dream.  So many dreams and not enough room for everyone? 

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Teamwork in a Broadcast Journalism Class

Abby SophirAs a high school broadcast student, one of the things I love most about broadcast journalism is the teamwork that’s required for a production. In order to produce our school’s monthly show, we must brainstorms story ideas as a class, take time to help each other, and be willing to listen to each other’s suggestions.

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Katie Bridges Reports from TCEA

kb7Most beginning broadcast journalism students at The University of Texas at Austin are always looking for opportunities to gain experience. There is nothing like the hands-on learning that a student can gain in the “the real world” of broadcasting. The knowledge I gained at the Texas Computer Education Association with School Video News and School Tube was one of my first experiences outside of the UT campus. It was wonderful!

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What Makes Me ROAR

What makes me roar? I didn’t know I had this voice inside of me until I took the TV Multimedia class at the Frederick County Career and Technology Center (CTC).

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No Time for GreenScreen

Have you ever thought about how you wanted to film on location like in New York City, or live at a professional football game, or outside with a river behind you?

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Working Together at TCEA

IshmaelTCEA 2009 was a great experience for anyone who went. The technology that was showcased was absolutely phenomenal. As a student who went I can honestly say that it couldn't have been better to be a witness to what was on display at this event. As I hope to continue my school career into. This occurrence not only allowed me to have a crash course in my wishful career, it made me incredibly enthusiastic about what the business of media has to offer and what I have to offer towards it.

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