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    Erie Community College
  Jan 16, 2018
Fall 2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CA 221 - Writing for Media

Credit Hours: 3

The course will address the varying methodologies utilized in writing for different media. The class will establish a basis for writing in advertising, news, radio and television, in addition to scripting for film and video productions. All writing assignments will culminate in a professional portfolio.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • prepare news copy for radio and television;
  • prepare promotional and public service copy;
  • judge the quality of broadcast copy;
  • learn the process of screenplay development and proper script format; and
  • write more effectively.

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