Author Archives: shazmagill

About shazmagill

I work as a Senior Technical Demonstrator and Lecturer in digital storytelling at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University. I teach and support any tools necessary for our students to function as journalists or media practitioners. This means anything from audio recording techniques, video editing, photography and print and mobile publishing. I have recently completed MA in Arts Practice (Fine Art) at the University of South Wales exploring the subjective and objective view and community storytelling through art of the Rhondda valley.

Digital Storytelling – Year 2014

During the Spring semester of 2014, 22 students from various Masters Journalism programmes, and hailing many different countries,  enrolled on my Citizen Media: Digital Storytelling module at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University. Here are a few of the stories … Continue reading

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Subtitling with Avid Newscutter

This guide has been written to support the MA International Journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University. Some of the text may be specific to our own setup but Im sure the guide will be of use to anyone … Continue reading

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Preparing and working with images for video

This guide has been written to support the MA International Journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University. Some of the text may be specific to our own setup but Im sure the guide will be of use to anyone … Continue reading

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Creating and working with the Title Tool – Avid

This guide has been written to support the MA International Journalism at Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University. Some of the text may be specific to our own setup but Im sure the guide will be of use to anyone … Continue reading

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WeVideo at Cardiff School of Journalism

Our postgraduate diploma students have been busy creating digital stories again. Their stories are made following a particular format; using still images and audio narration to produce something like an audio slideshow. Its much more than just an audio slideshow though. … Continue reading

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Digital storytelling with WeVideo

Over the past weeks our postgraduate journalism students have been creating photo stories for the Digital Journalism module. We followed the digital storytelling model of still pictures and audio narration to keep the creation process relatively simple. This process tested a … Continue reading

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Creating a Weather graphic with the Title Tool – Avid

This post is an experiment in displaying pre-prepared documents in WordPress. Im trying to find quick and easy way of creating user guide material for print, and web, for viewing on computer and mobile devices. Historically all the user guides … Continue reading

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