Academy Instructor Teaching the Next Generation of Journalists

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“I teach the Sac State Multimedia Journalism Summer Academy because I think it’s important to instill basic values in the next generation of journalists. And anybody getting into the field of journalism better have multimedia skills because that’s what prospective employers are looking for.

“I take great pleasure in teaching some basic shooting and editing techniques and then watching my students over the course of a week produce quality stories they probably didn’t think they were capable of.”"I take great pleasure in teaching some basic shooting and editing techniques and then watching my students over the course of a week produce quality stories they probably didn’t think they were capable of.

“The feedback I get from students and their parents is overwhelmingly positive— and I wish there had been a program like this available when I was in high school.” – George Warren, multimedia journalism instructor