Program Dates, Times & Details

Session Dates

Session II: August 3-28, 2020
Duration: 4 weeks
Live (Synchronous) Session Times: Tuesdays 8/3, 11 and 18 from 6:30-8 and on Tuesday 8/25 from 8:15-9:45.
Cost: $344
Course Number: 72740

Dates & Deadlines  Registration Information

Course Description:

What is a great story and how can you do it justice? In this interactive webinar, Les Rose will reveal his top tips for visual storytelling that he learned from 38 years in the field. From one-hour shoots to long-form stories, there are specific techniques you can use to engage your audience and tell stories with humor, heart and surprises.   During a dedicated Q&A session you will experience firsthand the enthusiasm Les has when he tells a story, and you will learn the secrets to his success.   You will also have an opportunity to ask him your questions and pick up tips like how to put your subjects at ease quickly, kindly and confidently and how and when to use humor and levity.   A great course for the lifelong learner anyone who wants to capture authentic conversations for compelling video stories. This includes reporters, MMJ/multimedia journalists, television and still photojournalists and digital storytellers.

Program & Technology Requirements

Required Technology

  • Reliable internet access
  • Minimally, a laptop with webcam and audio. (Best would be a monitor connected to laptop or desktop)


Les Rose – Professor of Practice: Broadcast & Digital Journalism

Les Rose’s 38-year career in broadcast journalism included 22 years with CBS National News Network as a photojournalist and field producer. He spent seven years working with CBS News correspondent Steve Hartman on the series ‘Everybody Has a Story’. Rose has been honored with a national Edward R. Murrow Award and five Emmy Awards. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida and a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.