VANTAGE Multimedia Communications invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using video and sound.
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.
For 2023-24, the name of this strand changed from “Digital Journalism” to “Multimedia Communications” to better connect to the associated professions, reflect the terminology in the field, and match the current course content. Multimedia Communications invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using scriptwriting, video, and sound.
I feel like I’m coming to my job, but I feel, at the same time, that I love what I do.
- Isaiah, Multimedia Communications Student
More about the program
Multimedia Communications invites students to explore innovative, creative ways of producing stories using scriptwriting, video, and sound. Working with media professionals, students learn skills and industry standards for digital media, broadcast advertising, and social media content. Additionally, students analyze works of fiction and non-fiction literature. They write analytical and interpretive pieces and examine writers' techniques to convey messages and effects. Students explore narrative techniques that can be applied to journalistic writing, investigative research, and storytelling. They investigate the world of podcasts, commercials, interviews, public service announcements, and community and local non-profits, organizations, and small businesses.
Register for Digital Journalism if you are interested in:
- Story-telling through media
- Creating videos
- Fulfilling an art credit
- Fulfilling an English credit
Grades offered: 11-12
MHS credits: 2.0
- Video Production (1.0 art credit)
- Digital Journalism and Investigative Research (1.0 English credit)
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.