COM4307 - Video News Production and Anchoring

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Media and Communication
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to let students examine professional skills in television news production in both English and Chinese, and help the students develop a working knowledge and skills of visual information processing, television story editing and production, and television newscast production. Special emphasis will be placed on TV news editing and production, TV newsroom operation, and effective use of video production equipment. Students will work through different news production projects, use digital equipment to process information, edit news stories, produce news stories in the Chinese and international contexts, and broadcast it through appropriate media outlets. Students will deal with real-life issues and challenges of TV news reporting business. As any professional news organization would require, students are expected to produce timely and proficient news stories and newscast.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 100%
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