News reports (Beginner/Advanced)

News reports (Beginner/Advanced)

France 24 reporters are on the ground for every major international event. Learn from their experience, discover reporting techniques, their tips about saving time while filming, test your professional reflexes in your editorial team and while in the field.

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Course objectives:

  • How to plan a news report and determining its angle

  • How to master on the ground reports and how to draw out the best material

  • Bringing the setting to life through effective video and audio editing


  • Why is an angle important?

  • Planning a report and finding contacts

  • On the ground work and interviewing techniques

  • How to shoot footage alone

  • What not to forget before leaving the shooting location

  • Planning how to edit your report

  • Scriptwriting

  • Audio editing

Teaching method: Making on the ground news reports, personally accompanied in the field by the course leader.

Target audience: Reporters

Maximum number of trainees: 10

Duration: 5 days

Location: On-site