Multimedia and TV reporters, photojournalists and producers can participate in a self-directed course on video storytelling.

News University, a Poynter Institute e-learning project, offers the self-directed course “Reporting, Writing for TV and the Web: Aim for the Heart.”

Led by senior faculty member at the Poynter Institute, Al Tompkins, the course covers video essentials, characteristics of stories that engage readers, fusing words and images, using sound to tell a compelling story and other storytelling techniques.

The course costs US$14.95.

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