MCOM 350: Broadcast Writing I (3) (S)
This course deals with the radio industry, the television newsroom, and broadcast news writing. Students are taught the basic rules of broadcast-style news writing and the differences between writing for the eye and the ear. Emphases on writing clear, concise broadcast news copy and other formats of broadcast writing, such as for features, commercials and documentaries. Skills learned in this course will prepare students for the more advanced formats of radio and TV scripting and production.
Prerequisite: MCOM 250.