Learn how to navigate the real world of journalism

Learn how to navigate the real world of journalism in a special course developed and presented by Omaha World-Herald professionals.

The one-credit hour course, to be offered during the fall semester, will target College of Journalism and Mass Communications students who are interested in pursuing a career in reporting, writing and editing at newspapers and their online editions. Among the topics to be covered: breaking down information roadblocks, developing sources and story ideas and balancing career and personal life.

Student who complete the course may be awarded a scholarship by the Omaha World-Herald.

The course - NEWS 498 Special Topics: The Real World - will be offered on Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. in Andersen Hall 335. The course is open only to those journalism majors who have completed News 202.

To apply for the course, please complete an application form, which is available in the Andersen Hall main office, Room 147. For additional information, contact Professor Charlyne Berens, 472-8241 or cberens1@unl.edu.