2009 Northeastern Region Azbee Award Winners

Northeastern region Azbee winners were announced last night. See who won (60K Word doc).

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Get Video News Training - Cheap

If you want to expand your multimedia skills, consider signing up for the Aug. 12 evening workshop Creating a News Package at Somerville Community Access Television (SCAT). You don't have to be a Somerville resident — or even a Massachusetts resident — to take the class. It's reasonably priced at $45 ($25 for SCAT members). It’s taught by Bill Barrell, a TV news veteran (he was a news editor at Boston's WHDH Channel 7). The workshop will cover writing and production.

Other relevant classes coming up at SCAT:
  • Basic Editing using Final Cut Express. Starts Aug. 4. Meets for four sessions, from 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.; $40 members ($20 for SCAT members)

  • Basic Portable Equipment. Meets Saturday, Aug. 8, starting at 10:00 a.m.; cost is $40 ($20 for SCAT members)

  • Introduction to Photoshop. Starts Sept. 9. Meets for three sessions, starting at 7:00 p.m.; cost is $100 ($50 for SCAT members)
If Somerville isn’t convenient for you, try contacting your local cable access station to see what training it might offer.
July 22, 2009, 5:02 p.m.: Here’s an article on getting access to video equipment through your local cable access station. It also talks a little bit about getting training through your local station. It’s aimed at filmmakers, is relevant to others, too.

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