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Backpack Journalism is a form of broadcast journalism where the individual is the reporter, camera operator, and editor. These individuals have the ability to get into their neighborhoods and communities to find stories that matter to them. These reporters are vital to getting the word out in Montgomery County. Here... Read more

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Putting the Story Together (Photos)

The heat did not deter our backpack journalists from getting their stories the past week. They all came in this morning with a ton of footage for their stories.  We started recapping their week and then dove right in to editing with Final Cut Pro 7.  What an experience!  Our journalist learned some new tricks and tips to make their stories look awesome. I can’t wait for you to see what they have come up with.


Take a peek at our editing session today:


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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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