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News Reporting: Multimedia

This News Reporting class teaches you to develop a beat focused on subject areas such as business, politics, urban affairs, science, environment, sports, the arts and other content areas. You may also choose a general assignment beat for a mix of story responsibilities.

As reporters for the Medill News Service, you will write breaking news, enterprise and news feature stories, with multimedia components and graphics always welcome. You will provide photograph for every story and we will develop opportunities for collaborative, team-reported stories as well. Plan to learn and create strategies for thorough reporting, informed by a range sources, events and research. You can explore a variety of story formats, crafting well-structured, clear and elegant journalism every step of the way.

We will work together as editor and reporter to develop the deeper meaning and larger issues of your stories. A significant but fluid amount of class-designated time will be spent reporting and you will publish work to the Medill Reports website.