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BPJ Editing Session 2_4

Final Cut Pro after Fireworks! (Photos)

The holiday weekend didn’t distract our journalists from getting their stories. They all came to class prepared to learn to edit. All of them had their Sony Bloggie in hand; ready to tackle today’s editing instruction. They learned the basics of Final Cut Pro 7 today. I think they really enjoyed practicing with the footage we had for them. I am betting they are ready to sink their teeth into their own footage tomorrow. This is the time when their stories become more than just an idea. Stay tuned to see what happens next!


Here are some pictures from today’s class:

  • BPJ Editing Session 2_12
  • BPJ Editing Session 2_2
Mandi Wyndham

About Mandi Wyndham

Mandi Wyndham is the Training & Volunteer Services Coordinator at MCM and instructor of the Summer Backpack Journalism Academy and Citizen Journalism.


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