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Citizen Journalism: Storytelling

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Learn how to use soundbites, narration, and natural sound to put together a news package.

Class Outline:

  1. Developing interview questions
  2. Using sound bites and natural sound
  3. How to do a voiceover
  4. B-roll and stock footage
  5. How to structure the narrative
  6. Writing the script-tying it all together
  7. What makes a good interview

Georgia Fort will be leading this workshop. This workshop is the second of a five part series on Citizen Journalism. You can register for all five parts at once via the Citizen Journalism Workshop Series event.

Georgia Fort is a St. Paul native with nearly a decade of broadcast experience that spans from public radio and government television to national commercial television broadcasting. Most recently serving as a main news anchor for the NBC affiliate in Duluth.

As a journalist Fort publicly explores her passion for philanthropy and community involvement by giving a visual platform to the stories and individuals that continuously shape her community. Her coverage of a controversial officer involved shooting was nominated for an Emmy and received honorable mention by the Southeast Chapter of the National Academy of Television. Before her promotion as an anchor, Fort was the court and crime reporter for the ABC and Fox affiliates in Columbus, GA where she covered gruesome murder trials and uncovered a series of investigative pieces. In 2007, after her oldest daughter passed away, she became an Ambassador for Faith’s Lodge, a non-profit that provides retreat for parents who have lost a child. Fort graduated from the University of St. Thomas where she advocated for student parents and diversity inclusion. She has a 10 year old daughter, a 9-month old daughter and is married to St. Paul Business owner and professional boxer Cerresso Fort.

Registration and pre-payment is required to secure your spot in the workshop.

To register for this workshop you can, register online, call the access desk at 651-298-8908 or email

 The cost is a sliding scale of $10-$40, please pay what you can.


September 17th, 2018 6:30 PM   through   8:30 PM
550 Vandalia Street
Suite 170
Saint Paul, MN 55114
United States
Phone: 6512988908
Event Fee(s)
Please pay what you are able $ 40.00
Please pay what you are able $ 30.00
Please pay what you are able $ 20.00
Please pay what you are able $ 10.00
Registered for the entire package $ 0.00

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