UNI’s Fast Forward Digital Media Workshop returns on Nov. 4 for expert media panels and demonstrations. The day-long event offers participants seven workshop sessions from which to choose, and a keynote discussion with Christopher Cook, the co-director of Kinnick: The Documentary (2022).
This year’s media workshop will feature sessions that include:
- Covering the News for Media Outlets
- Capturing and Editing Creative Content
- How to Improve On-Air Skills
- Producing Live Multi-Camera Broadcasts
- Sports Media Coverage
- Creating Long-Format Media (Shows, Documentaries and Films)
- Drones and New Technology
Panel guests include Nicole Agee, the Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter of KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids; Kelsey Hammer Parks, Emmy Award-winning creator at Kelsey Hammer Productions in Waterloo; Tyler Brinegar, producer and director, Iowa PBS; Zach Everman, founder of Pixel Labs in Cedar Falls; and Brad Wells, announcer for ESPN, NBC Chicago, Iowa PBS, and FloHoops.
Fast Forward is open to high school, community college and university students and staff at no cost, and a free lunch is provided. This annual event is sponsored by the UNI Department of Communication and Media, with the generous support of the Iowa Broadcasters Association Foundation. Register at https://chas.uni.edu/cm/department-events/fast-forward.