Backpack Journalism: How To Make A News Video
These days, journalists are expected to be able to do it all – report a story in front of a camera, online and in the newspaper. Even if you go into print journalism, most daily U.S. newspapers will expect you to produce content for the Web.
The advent of cheap digital video cameras and free video-editing software has ushered in the digital video revolution. Instead of a $35,000 camera, an even more expensive editing station, a two- or three-person crew and years of training, one college student can produce high quality Web video with a $175 camera and a computer.
This slideshow offers a step-by-step on producing a news video with a computer and inexpensive camera.