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Tue, Apr 30

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Lake Vermillion Conf Room (4th Floor)

Visual Storytelling Basics

Some of today’s most powerful journalism comes from people capturing historic events with just their smartphone. In this class you’ll learn how to take compelling photographs and videos, how to edit them and how to use social media to get your stories to a larger audience. Instructor: Ben Hovland

Visual Storytelling Basics
Visual Storytelling Basics

Time & Location

Apr 30, 2024, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Lake Vermillion Conf Room (4th Floor), 370 Wabasha St N, St Paul, MN 55102, USA

About the Event

Class Title: Visual Storytelling Basics

Instructor: Ben Hovland

Description: Some of today’s most powerful journalism comes from people capturing historic events as they happen with just their smartphone. In this class you’ll learn how to use your phone (or camera) to take compelling photographs and videos, how to edit those images to look their best, and how to use social media and other platforms to get your stories in front of a large audience.

Instructor Bio: Ben Hovland (he/him) is a Korean American photographer living on Dakota land in Minneapolis, Minn. Currently, he is a staff photojournalist at MPR News. He has served as a producer at Sahan Journal, a nonprofit digital newsroom dedicated to covering Minnesota’s immigrants and communities of color. When he’s not behind a camera, Ben enjoys exploring the world by bicycle and cooking meals with his friends.

Tickets

  • Visual Storytelling

    $20.00
    +$0.50 service fee

Total

$0.00

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