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The Best and Worst Class: Reflecting on a Semester’s Worth of Work

Alicia LeeĀ 


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Five months ago, coming into this class, I was very excited. Up till now, the only journalism classes I have been taking focused on the written part of journalism. The inverted pyramid, the history of journalism, storytelling, etc. were the only things I knew of journalism. This was my first class that exposed me to a new medium of journalism: multimedia. Multimedia journalism helps the viewer not only read the story, but through video, photography, and audio, be able to see and hear the story.

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My Footprints on the Map of Multimedia Journalism

A Multimedia journalist on the Rise

Let me take you on my journey through Mrs. Collin’s Multimedia class where I learned to be a multimedia journalist.

I was really excited for JOUR410 because I enjoy multimedia, especially photography and videography. To describe myself at the beginning of my career as a multimedia journalist, I would call myself fairly inexperienced, yet excited to learn. Although I was inexperienced, I expected a lot from myself, as I always do, being a perfectionist. I had a lot of experiences through out the course that challenged me, tested my patience and strengthened my time management skills. Sit back, relax and let me take you through my experiences as I was shaped into a multimedia journalist- thanks to Mrs. Collins!

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My Journey Through Uncharted Waters: A Semester of Multimedia

Multimedia journalism was never something I thought I would be interested in but after taking Professor Collins’ J410 class, I challenged myself and now have a handful of new skills I can impress my future employer with one day. This is my journey through the ups and downs of finding those skills.

I remember walking out of the classroom after the first day of J410, I was incredibly anxious about the semester to come and I really did not know if I had it in me to succeed in this class. I had never worked with multimedia before so I knew this semester would be a challenge but I knew that I would learn a lot that would help me with my future career. Continue reading