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Beyond words: Becoming a multimedia journalist

IMG_0066Before taking Multimedia Reporting, I always considered myself a print journalist, a writer. Words were my specialty. I ordered them in a way that makes people want to read them. In addition to my words, I often compiled graphics  to help explain complex issues. Sometimes, I’d take some photos or shoot a video if I thought it was  necessary to comprehend a story I had written. I tried not to add multimedia, though, because it was a lot of work. Plus, did it really add that much?

Yes, yes it did.

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