Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
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Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TVRA 227 - Broadcast Journalism

(R only)

Introduction to writing news and current events material for television and radio broadcasting. Practical application in producing a weekly news program. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in TVRA 105 , TVRA 120  or TVRA 125 , and TVRA 129 . Five hours each week. Formerly TR 237.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Prepare broadcast scripts on deadline, completing each assignment within class time.
  • Modify writing time to complete work on deadline.
  • Demonstrate Broadcast Style writing by constructing anchor voiceover scripts using formatted “pronouncers.”
  • Compose package scripts, voicers, and wraps specifically for radio and TV.
  • Identify and compose anchor voiceovers.
  • Comprehend and apply standard broadcast rules.
  • Compose all writing with using standard broadcast rules.
  • Compose all tests using standard broadcast style.

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