ENGL 721 (01) - Advanced Reporting

Advanced Reporting

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2024 - Full Term (01/23/2024 - 05/06/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 53409
While the theme of this course is teaching students advanced techniques of writing and reporting, each semester the course is offered it focuses on different areas of journalism. One semester, students may learn multimedia reporting - storytelling across multiple platforms, including video and audio - and in other semesters the course may focus on sportswriting. Yet in others, students will develop their news reporting skills. The course may be taken multiple times for credit with the approval of the Journalism Program Director.
Section Comments: Special Topic: Sportswriting
Instructor Approval Required. Contact Instructor for permission then register through Webcat.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 621
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 12 credits.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Chad Graff

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/23/2024 5/6/2024 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm HS 104
Additional Course Details: 

SP24 Special Topic: Sportswriting

This class immerses students in all aspects of professional sports writing. Using in-class and real-world assignments, the class exposes students to such practical applications as covering live events; feature writing; covering breaking news; column writing/blogging; and writing a running game story on a real-time deadline. Prereq: ENGL 621 Newswriting with a 'B' or better.

In Spring 2024, this course will be taught by Chad Graff, UNH ’12, is a staff writer for The Athletic covering the New England Patriots after five years on the Minnesota Vikings beat. Graff joined The Athletic in January 2018 after covering a bit of everything for the St. Paul Pioneer Press. https://theathletic.com/

*Contact Prof. Lisa Miller for permission to register for ENGL 721 in Spring 2024: LC.Miller@unh.edu