University of Wisconsin–Madison

Reporting

One Major, Many Career Paths

Reporting & Multimedia Journalism

Stacy Forster, an instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, co-teaches an intermediate-reporting journalism class for undergraduates in Vilas Hall.
Stacy Forster, instructor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, co-teaches an intermediate-reporting journalism class for undergraduates in Vilas Hall.

General reporting, investigative reporting, sports reporting, science, health and environmental journalism, creative nonfiction, videographer, video news producer, video project manager, video editor, social media, documentary production, podcasting, audio reporter, TV news reporting, magazine writing, editing and production

Job Duties

Produces and directs content for a variety of media and tells stories across media. Reports fairly and accurately. Conducts research. Writes and edits for a variety of media channels, including newspapers, radio, TV, magazines and online.

Relevant Skills

Written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. Tell stories by reporting and writing. Ability to use digital tools to tell stories. Video, audio and multimedia production. Ability to work under deadline pressure. Understanding of data and how to translate it into storytelling.