Have you dreamed about being a sports anchor or journalist? Can you picture yourself live reporting a game to thousands of fans? This is your chance to learn about sports journalism and have fun doing it!
Students will learn how to do sports journalism, with an emphasis on multimedia reporting and anchoring, including the following:
– Writing, Interviewing, and Storytelling
– Shooting, Editing, and Producing Video Reports
– On-Air Reporting, Anchoring, and Producing
You will anchor sportsbriefs from the CCSU TV studio, and report from either the Hartford Yard Goats or the New Britain Bees. You’ll interview players and learn how to write, shoot, and edit game stories. Each student will have use of his/her own camera and computer with Final Cut Pro softward to use for the duration of the course.
This program is designed to teach students the different aspects of sportscasting and sports journalism. Students will gain experience using professional camera equipment, TV studio equipment, and technical editing software.
Please note: Students will have the opportunity to attend a local sports event and do live reporting using the skills they have learned in the program. (transportation not provided) and interview the players before the game. The cost of the program includes complimentary tickets to the game for the student and parent/guardian. (2 tickets per family)