Writing and Editing for Public Communication Workshop

JMC:5400 (019:226) Master's Advanced Reporting and Writing, Subtitle: Writing and Editing for Public Communication Workshop

This interactive course will stress the communication fundamentals of clarity, concision, and cohesion. Students will learn to target their market, sharpen their message,and structure and shape their communication for maximum impact. While refreshing their knowledge of mechanics (grammar, punctuation), students will progress through a series of more ambitious assignments, both individual and group, that they can tailor toward a focus on multiplatform communication for various professions—including public relations, marketing, health communication, and other careers in strategic communication. They will also hone editing skills that they can apply to the work of others as well as their own.