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Become a Journalist: Report the News!

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Launch Your Journalism Career

This Specialization will develop and enhance your understanding of the global field of journalism. You'll learn best practices and ethical standards for newsgathering processes and compiling a news report through hands-on projects, peer-to-peer feedback, and issue exploration. You will also study journalism's impact on societal issues and trends, plus explore career opportunities in newspapers, magazine, social media, Internet multimedia, television, radio, corporate and community journalism. The final Capstone project will guide you through the journalistic portfolio process, where you will conceptualize, report and complete a professional-quality news report.

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Hours 104
Instructors Lucinda D. Davenport, Joanne Gerstner, Jeremy Steele, Eric Freedman, David Poulson, Joe Grimm
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science Art & Design Humanities

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Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

HANA Live report $56k

News Curator/ News Editor $69k

Credit Report Processor $78k

ETL/Report Developer $78k

Report Administrator $85k

Report Programmer Contractor $87k

Report and Database Developer $88k

Actimize Report Developer $89k

Report Developer 2 $113k

QA Report Engineer $124k

Report Specialist Lead $129k

Principal Report Developer $196k

Courses in this Specialization

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Oct
12

What is news? (You were viewing this course)

This course will guide you through the basic elements of professional journalism and the news values and ethics of covering real-world issues and events. The overview and examples...

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Oct
12

Gathering and Developing the News

Journalists develop information through interviews and sources. The most successful journalists quickly master these important skill sets. The production of journalism relies on...

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Oct
26

Effectively delivering the news to your audience

Being a successful journalist is more than hunting down information. How journalists process the information, then put it together, are key steps for news reports. You will learn...

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Oct
5

Journalism, the future, and you!

You will learn about the career paths that are available in journalism, and what opportunities the skill sets of a journalist can offer in other fields. You will explore areas...

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Nov
2

Capstone: Create your own professional journalistic portfolio

This is it! It is time for YOU to be the journalist, and practice and display the skills you have learned through this Specialization journey. You will create your own...

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From Michigan State University via Coursera
Hours 104
Instructors Lucinda D. Davenport, Joanne Gerstner, Jeremy Steele, Eric Freedman, David Poulson, Joe Grimm
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences Science Art & Design Humanities

Careers

An overview of related careers and their average salaries in the US. Bars indicate income percentile (33rd - 99th).

HANA Live report $56k

News Curator/ News Editor $69k

Credit Report Processor $78k

ETL/Report Developer $78k

Report Administrator $85k

Report Programmer Contractor $87k

Report and Database Developer $88k

Actimize Report Developer $89k

Report Developer 2 $113k

QA Report Engineer $124k

Report Specialist Lead $129k

Principal Report Developer $196k

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