The TV News Toolbox for Teachers

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The TV News Toolbox for Teachers

Bring duPont, Peabody and national Emmy award-winners from local and network news into your classroom with this collection of 38 microlearning activities organized into eight lessons.

Overview

  • Explore a vast library of relevant lessons and activities to engage your broadcast journalism students
  • Share powerful clips with your students to spark meaningful conversations, even in a remote-learning environment
  • This toolbox is intended for college educators teaching broadcast journalism
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Learning Outcomes

You will learn:

  • Techniques to amp up your production without spending much money, time or effort
  • Helpful strategies for general assignment stories and investigative reporting
  • Tips on how to think like a photographer
  • How to get the most from your interviews
  • Strategies for being a storyteller in strange times
  • How to tackle complicated and even non-visual stories for TV
  • Why diversity and inclusion is vital to journalism
Sale!

$29.95

Overview

  • Explore a vast library of relevant lessons and activities to engage your broadcast journalism students
  • Share powerful clips with your students to spark meaningful conversations, even in a remote-learning environment
  • This toolbox is intended for college educators teaching broadcast journalism

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If you teach broadcast journalism, you’re always looking for powerful clips to show your students and spark meaningful conversations about the craft. The TV News Toolbox for Teachers makes it much easier, especially in a remote-learning environment.

Now you can bring duPont, Peabody and national Emmy award-winners from local and network news into your classroom with this collection of 38 microlearning activities organized into eight lessons. Watch stories together as a class and then engage students in the discussion questions provided. Share behind the scenes moments with the storytellers to bring the lesson full circle.

Explore this vast library of timely material. Then you can mix, match and make the semester more engaging for your students.

All lessons in the course are available to start as soon as you enroll. You can mix and match the activities and lessons to your own preference.

Who should take this course?

The course is intended for college educators who teach broadcast journalism and are looking for practical, real-life and bite-sized learning material for their classroom, whether it’s tight online or in person. Aspiring TV reporters, field producers, MMJs/VJs and photojournalists can also enroll to see examples from the field.

Instructors

  • Al Tompkins, Senior Faculty, Broadcast and Online
    Al Tompkins
    Senior Faculty, Broadcast and Online
    Al Tompkins is The Poynter Institute’s senior faculty for broadcasting and online. He has taught thousands of journalists, journalism students and educators in newsrooms around...
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  • Anne Herbst
    Director of Visual Journalism, 9News Denver KUSA
    Anne Herbst is the Director of Visual Journalism at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. What does that mean? She's not quite sure, but she'll tell you...
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  • Boyd Huppert
    Reporter, KARE 11
    Boyd Huppert is a reporter at KARE11-NBC in Minneapolis, MN. His work has earned him 16 National Edward R. Murrow Awards and more than 100...
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  • Brendan Keefe
    Chief Investigator for 11Alive and Co-Anchor of The Reveal
    Brendan Keefe is the Chief Investigator for 11Alive and co-anchor of The Reveal, a weekly investigative show on Atlanta’s TEGNA-owned NBC affiliate. He’s been with...
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  • Byron Pitts
    Co-Anchor, ABC’s Nightline
    Known for his thought-provoking coverage and commitment to exceptional storytelling, Byron Pitts is a multiple Emmy award-winning journalist and co-anchor of ABC’s Nightline. In 2013, Pitts...
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  • Chris Vanderveen
    Director of Reporting, 9News Denver KUSA
    Chris Vanderveen is the Director of Reporting at 9NEWS in Denver, Colorado. Chris has covered everything from the shootings at Columbine and Aurora's Century 16...
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  • Nancy Amons
    Reporter, News4 Investigates WSMV
    Reporter Nancy Amons has spent more than 20 years breaking stories in Middle Tennessee. She has been voted Tennessee Associated Press's Broadcast Journalist of the...
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  • Ramón Escobar
    Vice President of Talent Recruitment & Development and Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion, CNN
    Ramon Escobar is vice president of talent recruitment and development and the vice president of diversity and inclusion for CNN Worldwide. He is responsible for...
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