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Student Learning Outcomes

Course Name: Radio-TV Newswriting
Course Number: R-TV 05
Course Objectives:
  • Students will be able to identify news-worthy stories, suitable to a specific demographic from the AP Wire Service for inclusion into their newscasts.
  • Students will be capable of selecting appropriate ?sound bites? from an interview for inclusion into a news story.
  • Determine the newsworthiness of a story as it applies to a demographically-specific audience.
  • Rewrite newswire copy and create stories from facts gleaned from interviews and observation.
  • Incorporate sound bites from interviews into various types of news stories.
  • Define and demonstrate adherence to all laws including but not limited to defamation and slander as they pertain to news stories.
  • Demonstrate the ability to select stories and organize them into a newscast appropriate for a variety of demographics.
  • Follow and research specific stories using the Associated Press Wire Service.
  • Select appropriate news stories from the wire service and organize them into a newscast for a demographically-targeted audience.