Journalism Courses

Syllabi and Sample projects are provided as examples only
 

Digital Storytelling

The Digital Storytelling course offers intensive hands-on training in multimedia news gathering and production, as well as distribution through digital channels, for a range of journalism story forms, including audio, video, photo essays, online writing and audio slideshows.

Pre-req: RW2 or 75 credit hours

Sample Syllabus

Sample Project

Tags: Reporting, Photography, Video, Social Media, Smartphone

 Contact: Prof. Jackie Spinner, jspinner@colum.edu

Advanced Sports Reporting

The course is the sequel to Sports Reporting, emphasizes in-depth coverage, both in subject matter and length of stories. Field-reporting assignments will include sports media, sports business and marketing, stadium financing and construction, legal issues, and gender issues.

Pre-req: Sports Reporting

Sample Syllabus

Sample Project

Tags: Reporting, Writing, Social Media, Multimedia

Contact: Prof. Howard Schlossberg, hscholossberg@colum.edu

International Reporting

This course is a practical guide to being a foreign correspondent and to covering international issues in the United States, focusing on immigrant communities in Chicago to understand and report issues of global importance. Students will follow and analyze breaking news and in-depth reporting from around the world. This is a multimedia and social media course that gives students the opportunity to choose from multiple, emerging platforms to tell their stories.

Pre-req: RW2 or 75 credit hours

Sample Syllabus

Sample Project

Tags: Reporting, Writing, Photography, Video, Social Media, Smartphone

Contact: Prof. Jackie Spinner, jspinner@colum.edu