Advanced Broadcast Producing

Advanced Broadcast Producing
Advanced concepts in television news producing, news judgment, audiences and newsroom leadership.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 2.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesCOMMS 385; instructor's consent.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining COMMS 488
Course Outcomes

Newsroom Management

Students will supervise newsroom personnel to demonstrate advanced leadership and knowledge of newsroom management concepts.

News Judgment

Students will demonstrate critical thinking and advanced news judgment related to story selection and approval of newscasts.

Audience Analysis

Students will analyze news ratings, audience surveys and related scholarly research.


Students will demonstrate mastery of editing news content to avoid ethical pitfalls (such as plagiarism and fabrication) and legal problems (including defamation).


Students will demonstrate mastery in newswriting, editing, and presentation of images for broadcast.


Students will ensure editorial contect reflects a diversity of viewpoints and is representatitve of all people.


Students will employ industry-standard technology relevant to the dissemination of broadcast news.