(4 credits) Prerequisite(s): COM 204, COM 225, COM 226, COM 351 or COM 352 and permission of instructor. Students learn to produce news programs and program components through further development of newswriting, news talent, and news production skills. Students also learn of the dilemmas faced every day by working broadcast journalists. Ethics and technologies are studied. Also includes elements of Computer-Assisted Reporting and reporting for the Internet. There is a substantial lab component. This course may fulfill a General Education Requirement.