As solo acts in the field, multimedia journalists are very particular about the kit they carry. From cameras to lights and audio, connectivity tools to editing software and apps, experience has taught them that flexibility and portability are among their gear’s most important qualities. Above: Sony’s remote production package, which includes the PXW-Z280 4K handheld camera, allows MMJs to remotely control, capture and transfer high-quality content in real time from any location.
The evolution of Western Kentucky University’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting has taken a number of forms to carry the school’s tradition of in-depth storytelling into the digital future.
All U Need 2 Know About Next-Gen Reporters
In the spirit of BuzzFeed, here are 14 not-really-so-amazing things you need to know about the next generation of television journalists, based on my recent visit to Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications.