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Wyatt Andrews

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Media Studies
Office location and address
212 Wilson Hall
115 Ruppel Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
B.A. Government and Foreign Affairs, with honors, University of Virginia, 1974
The Virginia College Network 2019-2020
Source: VPM MEDIA CORPORATION
October 27, 2019 – August 01, 2020
The Virginia College Network
Source: Virginia Foundation For Public Media
October 26, 2018 – October 25, 2019
MDST 3230: Basic Multimedia Reporting
Credits: 4
Basic Multimedia Reporting teaches the hands on skills required for professional level news reporting, news production and short documentaries. Students may choose to specialize in Written Journalism, TV Journalism or Production. However, all students learn proficiency in research, news writing, ethics, camera use, video editing, and where requested, broadcast presentation skills.
MDST 3680: The News Media
Credits: 3
This course will examine how the US news media is organized, what gets news coverage and why, and the role the news media plays in our democracy. Issues will include the impact of the digital news revolution, the importance of who owns the media, the differences between the many types of TV news and why the students' personal consumption of news matters. Students will gain an ability to analyze the news, and whether it helps them as citizen.
MDST 4230: Advanced Multimedia Reporting
Credits: 3
This course is for students strongly considering careers in news reporting, or news documentary production. We will focus on the higher level techniques involved in finding, reporting, videotaping and writing long-form memorable news stories. Experience in Basic Reporting, student journalism, or reporting internship required.
MDST 4960: Advanced Independent Projects in Media Studies
Credits: 3
This course is designed to allow students to pursue independent research and study of a topic that is not contained within the course offerings of Media Studies. This course will not fulfill the capstone requirement
IMP 4971: Interdisciplinary Thesis
Credits: 3
Required Thesis for Interdisciplinary majors.