CMST 146 News Staff • 3 Cr.


Continues CMST 141 with further skills development and practical applications. Students typically complete major reporting assignments each quarter. Requires additional time outside of class. Prerequisite: CMST 141 or ENGL& 101.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Describe the journalistic process.
  • Gather data via multiple sources and evaluate the credibility of sources.
  • Write coherent stories.
  • Refine punctuation, grammar, spelling and proofreading skills to achieve error-free text.
  • Apply Associated Press (AP) style guidelines.
  • Describe news ethics, interview methods and audience awareness.
  • Analyze professional journalistic writing.
  • Cooperate as a professional team to meet deadlines.