Media Productions

Overview of Media Productions

Media Productions at HWMS has been designed to give students and introduction to the world of television news reporting. Specifically, students will learn and use:

·         Navigating the Network Drives

·         Microsoft Word

·         NewTec Tricaster

·         Presentation Skills

·         Peer Assessment

·         Working in teams

·         Understanding deadlines


The Projects 

Students form production teams at the beginning of the quarter. They each choose from the various roles that need to filled in order to produce a 3-5 minute long news broadcast. They can choose from:

-Technical Director
-Main Anchor
-Feature story anchor
-Titles Director
-Audio Director
-Camera Operator 1
-Camera Operator 2

Additionally, students will spend time honing their writing skills on a daily basis. Twice during the semester, students will produce a team newspaper that will be distributed throughout the school.

Finally, students will also create and be responsible for maintaining team blogs.