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Yearbook

The O'Connor Verdict yearbook

We will create yearbook design, photography, planning coverage, writing stories, writing captions, and completing an award-winning publication. Editor positions available: must complete application yearly. Yearly field trips to journalism conferences/conventions like ILPC at the University of Texas in Austin and downtown on the riverwalk for the TAJE Fall fiesta convention.

Learning sales management, business skills, promotion, and advertising.

Newspaper

The O'Connor Prowler newspaper

We will create newspaper design, writing stories, writing captions taking photography, designing, secondary coverage/graphic design, completing six issues of the Prowler yearly and online newspaper visit us at the website: studentnews.nisd.net/oconnor.  Editor positions available: must complete application yearly.

Yearly field trips to journalism conferences/conventions like ILPC at the University of Texas in Austin and downtown on the riverwalk for the TAJE Fall fiesta convention. Learning sales management, business skills, promotion, and advertising.

Photojournalism

Work with Nikon and Canon cameras, begin to master the manual settings of your DSLR camera (cameras are not required) enhance skills, create compositions, improve photo editing using Photoshop/Lightroom, and basics of magazine design using Adobe InDesign. You will also create a Wix website for an online photo portfolio for your future use. Field trip to Japanese Tea Garden usually in the Spring.

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