Digital Journalism

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Broadcast news is undergoing rapid change. New forms of journalism are emerging across many platforms and industries. VANTAGE Digital Journalism invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using video and sound. Working with digital media professionals, students learn industry standards for digital media as well as broadcast advertising and social media. They explore the world of delivering podcasts, commercials, interviews and public service announcements, as well as community and local business events. This program is offered to juniors and seniors.

Course Credit
Year-long, two-credit course earns:

  • Video Production 
(one credit in Art)
  • Digital Journalism and 
Investigative Research 
(one credit in English)

Guest Instructors

Guest instructors provide expertise on topics aligned to the VANTAGE curriculum. Teachers use a content-first approach to learning, enabling you to master academic core content, and then see how it is implemented by business partners to provide solutions to real-world challenges.

Mentorship and Networking

All VANTAGE students have a 1:1 mentor, but the networking extends beyond one professional. Mentors often open doors and guest instructors freely share their contact information, some provide employment and extended site visits.


Contact Us

Roger Andre
VANTAGE Director
612-730-5491
roger.andre@minnetonkaschools.org

Stephanie Lolich
VANTAGE Program Strategist
stephanie.lolich@minnetonkaschools.or
952-885-3822

Missy Bemm
VANTAGE Program Coordinator
missy.bemm@minnetonkaschools.org


VANTAGE Location
4350 Baker Road
Minnetonka, MN 55343
952-224-0380

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