Journalism | JOURNALISM SPECIALTIES VT: SPORTS WRITING ADVANCED
J360 | 30250 | Terry Hutchens


10:30A-11:45A   MW     EP 203
(cr. 3) Requires: J155 J200
Terry Hutchens, the instructor, is a sports writer for the Indianapolis Star and his beat is IU
sports. This class will offer an overview of sports writing from its origins to its current status
in the twenty-first century. The course will enable you to learn fundamentals of the sports
writing process from information gathering and interviewing to writing and editing copy. You
will gain skills necessary for working in today’s sport departments and will also learn how to
critically analyze others’ articles. This class is about writing well and grammar counts! You
must convey your story clearly, accurately and creatively.