Video Journalists All of the JEMUN video journalist pairs will be provided with the following equipment: -1 Canon Video Camera -1 Interview microphone -1 Camera Bag -1 tripod -1 video camera battery charger -2 video camera batteries -2 memory cards -An apple computer with iMovie software.
At the JEMUN Conference, Video Journalists will follow the planning to production steps shown below.
Step #1: Learn about the agenda topic you will be reporting on before you come to the conference by reading books, doing research online, and learning how to pronounce unfamiliar vocabulary. If you will be interviewing a guest speaker, make sure you do research about them before the conference.
Step #2: With your journalist partner, brainstorm the event/situation/happening/subject you’d like to report on. Some of this brainstorming can be done in advance, but a majority of it will be done at the conference.
Step #3:Plan the outline of your story with your partner. Using a storyboard might help you and your partner to visually plan the video footage you’d like shoot. Estimate the duration of each video clip you’d like to get before doing the actual recording. Try to aim for a video between 1 to 2 minutes.
Step #4: Make a list of your potential sources. This is where you will get the credible information you need for your video broadcast. Rehearse your questions and check your video equipment before the actual interview.
Step #5:Interview your sources and get the footage you need.
Step #6: Decide on any changes to your original storyboard.
Step #7: Open a new project in iMovie and name it. Then, upload your video footage.
Step #8: Use your storyboard and begin editing the video footage with your partner.
Step #9:Finish editing the video according to the JEMUN Journalism guidelines.
Step #10: Decide on the title of your video.
Step #11: Get your video and title checked by your advisor.
Step #12:After the advisor accepts the video, export it as a file and name it meeting room,video (# of your submission) example: Room1Video (#3).
Step #13:Put the video file on the provided USB memory stick.
Step #14: Fill in a video submission form
Step #15: Give your video submission form and USB Memory stick to the advisor.
Step #16: The advisor will inform you when your video has been uploaded by returning the request form.
Step #17: Update the coverage board when the advisor informs you that your video has been uploaded to the JEMUN website.
Step #18: Give your partner a high five and start brainstorming your next video!
All of the JEMUN Video Journalists are required to do a JEMUN pre-conference assignment. This is due on or before June 9th, 2017.
JEMUN goes beyond most traditional MUN conferences by providing participants with a variety of unique learning opportunities. Students can be a Country Delegate, Video Journalist, Newspaper Journalist, Podcast Journalist, Cartoon Journalist, Videographer, Social Media Journalist, Country Delegate using LEGO, Chair, Assistant Chair, or Magazine Editor. To avoid disappointment, apply early for JEMUN 2017. If you have any questions about the conference, don't hesitate to get in contact. See you at JEMUN 2017!