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Clement Townsend on How Video Journalism Can Empower Students with Voice and Choice

The Creative Classroom with John Spencer

In this podcast episode, I interview Clement Townsend about the importance of journalism and multimedia composition in the classroom. Clement Townsend has valuable real-world experience in journalism as well as teaching and mentoring experience at the K-12 level. In this episode, he shares practical insights on how we can integrate journalism into our classroom practice. I’ve written before about how I view journalism as a class of the future and this conversation was a bold reminder to me about how journalism can improve ELA skills while also helping students develop critical soft skills.

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About Clement Townsend

Clement Townsend spent close to two decades in front of the camera as a Sports Journalist including time spent on the local news, cable and the internet.  His career took him to several markets including San Angelo, Texas, Mobile, Alabama, Lynchburg, Virginia and Chicago Illinois.  Clement has covered numerous big events throughout his career such as the Super Bowl, NBA All-Star Game, and multiple college football National Championships.  Clement is the author of “How to Become a Broadcasting Star” and the founder of Broadcasting Career Mentor (BCM).  BCM provides media training for youth across the country.  BCM offers in person training and virtual media training through the Video Journalism Pro Online Course.

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