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JOUR 460 BMT - Special Topics - Broadcast Meteorology

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


A changing array of special projects, research or reading in journalism. Course Information: Additional fees may apply. See Class Schedule. 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary.

Special Instructions:

Introduction to the fundamentals of preparing and presenting radio and television weather broadcasts. Emphasis is placed on the gathering of meteorological information, preparing weather forecasts for broadcast, explaining various meteorological phenomena, preparing professional weather graphics, and developing presentation skills. Special topics include science/environmental reporting (including climate change) and severe weather coverage. Please note: This section will be taught asynchronous (no live sessions). Course will be managed through Compass.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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