The broadcast of the future

The broadcast of the future

The journalism industry is evolving, and at the forefront of this shift are students from UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism. For this television broadcast, we broke the conventional rules of reporting. We engaged with unique storytelling formats and experimented with diverse shooting and editing techniques. The end result is a host of videos that showcase […]

Battle of the billboards

Battle of the billboards

Format: Reporter vs. Reporter Watch as reporters Sarah Berman and Megan Stewart go head-to-head over issues surrounding the Squamish First Nation’s plan to erect a billboard at the south end of the Burrard Street Bridge. Critics say the billboard will threaten driver safety, but advocates believe the Squamish First Nation have the right to develop […]

Reducing your pet’s eco paw print

Reducing your pet’s eco paw print

Format: Satire A new book titled Time to Eat the Dog? reveals just how detrimental your pooch’s meat-eating diet can be to the environment. In this video, reporter Sarah Stenabaugh investigates how far Vancouverites are willing to go to reduce their pet’s eco-paw print. Produced by: Katie Hyslop, Karen Moxley and Sarah Stenabaugh.

Water-wise Vancouver

Water-wise Vancouver

Format: Process This piece combines traditional news with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the story. You’ll witness the choices, decisions and events that helped shape Brent Wittmeier’s coverage of Vancouver’s plan to reduce city water consumption. Produced by: Brandi Cowen, Faiza Zia Khan, Aaron Tam and Brent Wittmeier.

Government slashes support to families with autistic children

Government slashes support to families with autistic children

Format: Investigative Of all the formats, the investigative piece is our most traditional. Kevin Suavé takes an in-depth look at how provincial funding cuts to the Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) autistic treatment program are impacting families across the province. Produced by: Josh Dehaas, Erin Empey and Kevin Sauvé.

Open and closed doors: accessibility in Vancouver

Open and closed doors: accessibility in Vancouver

Format: Camera-swap In this story, you’ll witness the city of Vancouver through a new vantage point.  The video was shot with two different cameras. Reporters Darren Fleet and Magally Zelaya handed over one of their cameras to their subject—a UBC PhD student who suffers from spina bifida and is in a wheelchair. The reporters then […]

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The journalism industry is evolving, and at the forefront of this shift are students from UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism.

For this television broadcast, we broke the conventional rules of reporting. We engaged with unique storytelling formats and experimented with diverse shooting and editing techniques. The end result is a host of videos that showcase our vision of the future of broadcast journalism.

The Project Editor for this broadcast is Kerry Blackadar. Assistant Editor is Amanda Ash.