Date: October 4-6, 2012
Location: Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
The NABJ Multimedia Short Course at Florida A&M University is a three-day intensive journalism workshop which provides hands-on experience and practical guidance of what it takes to be successful multimedia journalists.
During the Short Course, students will produce a newscast,
webcasts, podcasts, video slide shows and related social media sites. They will
be instructed by FAMU faculty and experienced industry reporters, news directors, producers,
videographers and graphic designers. Topics covered will include Digital
Journalism in the Mobile and Social Media Age, Web Writing and Photo Journalism
plus News Package Production. The students also learn strategies on how to market their skills to secure a job after graduation.
The 2012 Student Participants:
FAMU Students: Visiting Students:
Masani Baily Andrea Beasley, Grambling State University
Daija Barrett Vonecia Carswell, University of Florida
Tatiana Charlot Jhanay Davis, Bennett College
Tanya Glover Symone Davis, University Of Central Florida
Morgan Grain Anna-Lysa Gayle, Howard University
Jasmine Harris Aubrey Jackson, Claflin University
Natalie Johnson David Jones, Louisiana State University
Kaci Jones Taara King, Louisiana State University
Jordan Kinsey Justin Madden, Grambling State University
Amanda Legros Angel Mills, Howard University
Angie Meus Fadia Patterson, Middle Tennessee State University
LaCrai Mitchell Breana Pitts, Howard University
Kristen Swilley Jonathan Radford, Middle Tennessee State University
Courtney Wallace Nickelle Smith, University of Florida
The seminar is open to juniors and seniors enrolled in a four-year accredited college or university as well as journalism or communication graduate students. Students must have a declared major in journalism or communication and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5. Students must be current NABJ members to apply.
Students who want to participate in this program will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the seminar. Housing and meals will be provided to selected students who live more than 60 miles away from the campus. Selected students must be committed to participate for the entire program.
Applications will be accepted online only. Please the following documents ready to upload before beginning the application:
- Cover Letter
- Transcript (Scanned, low resolution PDF or JPG)
- Contact information for three references (Full name, title, phone number, and email)
- NABJ membership number
- Web links to your work samples