Arts, Audio/Video, Communications – WVEIS#1684

Engage your audience with photos, video, sound, graphics, and text.

The goal of communication is to inform and entertain. In the communications industry today, you need to do both. Students in this program get hands-on experience with telling stories across multiple media. Find the stories you want to tell through journalism and creative writing. Make your stories more engaging with design, photography, and video. Then publish them in print, the web, and on mobile devices. Get your work seen through online and social media marketing. Do all this in Multimedia Publishing at JRTI!

Work for someone else, or build your own brand and self-publish. Build an exciting future in the communications industry with your creativity. The opportunities are greater than ever for those who have the skills to capture an audience’s attention.

WHAT YOU WILL DO IN THIS CLASS

Shoot portrait, product, and macro photography. Design products to be sold in the school’s online store. Create a Youtube channel with branding and a trailer video. Write blog articles. Design and print jobs for the school including T-shirts. Build a website for your portfolio.

SKILLS YOU WILL LEARN

Photography, Recording and Editing Video and Audio, Basic Motion Graphics and 2D Animation, Media Writing, Graphic Design, Web Design,  and Screen Printing T-shirts

TOOLS YOU WILL USE

DSLR cameras , computers with Adobe Creative Cloud software, laser and inkjet printers, laminator, bindery tools, silkscreen press

Multimedia student printing T-shirts

MAJOR UNITS OF STUDY

Fundamentals of Media Writing
Introduction to Visual Communication
Digital Photography
Information Graphics
Videography
Cross-Media Publishing

simulated workplace
Multimedia student editing video

EXAMPLE JOB TITLES

Photojournalist
Production Assistant
Videographer
Editor
Digital Media Specialist
Social Media Marketer
Graphic Artist
Animator
Web Designer

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