Multimedia Stories

Football

  • Tech Wonder boys game
    • Medium: Video
    • Record highlights of the game
    • Football is a sport that many care to see, and is important to community
    • When it comes to sports people want to see action and video provides that option
    • High school powder puff event for girls
      • Medium: Photo
      • Photo can consist of all three groups of girls. (Sophomore, Junior, and Senior)
      • Also there can be one of the winner of the overall event
      • Happens once a year and mainly appeals to high school students
      • Intramural sports
        • Medium: Info graphic
        • A chart can be created to show what teams will go against each other
        • Graphs on how intramurals make students more involved with others
        • Intramural sports are just for fun so most results aren’t based off who’s the winner
        • Razorback progressions with new coach
          • Medium: Audio
          • We can conduct interviews with the coach and his new position
          • Ask students and faculty their opinion over whether the team will be successful
          • Players statistics can be told over radio
          • Opinion leaders can share their thoughts via audio with the public
          • Russellville vs. Conway rivalry
            • Medium: Print
            • Newspapers can cover the history of the rivalry
            • Interviews can be included in magazines.
            • School newspaper fuels rivalry and fire up school spirit.

 

Fitness

  • Russellville High School approves new gym
    • Medium: Video
    • Video shots of the before and after
    • Interviews on tape of Russellville principal and those involved
    • Action shots of gym being used
    • Video of construction
    • Are supplements needed/helpful for those who workout
      • Medium: Audio
      • Students can tell their opinion on whether they support the use of supplements
      • Ask students who have taken them their reactions and if they condone the usage
      • Head to Dover and talk to the supplements store in town
      • Ask GMC if their sales have gone up since school has began
      • When it comes to a debate people like hearing both sides, they hear the tone of someone’s voice and are more likely to listen.
      • Reviews of various gyms of Russellville
        • Medium: Print
        • Write reviews for the Courier or other news source about the various types of gyms
        • There can be specialized stories to appeal to men/women
        • Since there are many gyms this could provide as a filler for the newspaper/magazine
        • Tech fit
          • Medium: Photo
          • Pictures of the gym can be included in books
          • Appeals to people and shows them what they are getting for coming to ATU
          • Equipment and staff can convince someone to join
          • Photos are proof that the gym is heavily used and people like using it.
          • Does Cross Fit work?
            • Medium: Info graphic
            • Statistics can be used to compare before and after weights
            • Health benefits could be listed in a fun way
            • Facts about being involved in Cross fit as being a big help appeals to many especially graphics as they can catch some ones eye.

 

Environment

  • Farmers Market in Russellville
    • Medium: Info graphic
    • Info graphics to explain why organic is better than GMO’s
    • They can be colorful and expressive
    • Amount of chemicals used on regular produce can be explained
    • There can be a cycle info graphic on how we get our produce and how its made
    • Is Russellville Growing at too fast of a rate
      • Medium: Print
      • Story covering many of the new businesses sprouting up in town
      • Lack of growth in other towns
      • We can ask officials future plans for the town of Russellville
      • Ask other towns officials what their opinions are
      • This is more of a topic covered by newspapers
      • Applicable to the entire community
      • Are we destroying a significant portion of Wildlife?
        • Medium: Video
        • Video of construction
        • Capture shots of deforestation for homes and businesses.
        • Provide information of what animals in the state are being protected by law
        • Too many animals are abandoned or at the shelter
        • Video makes people feel emotions because they are seeing the damage being done.
        • What to do at Mt. Petit Jean
          • Medium: Audio
          • A commercial on the radio for those coming into town
          • Town members can give suggestions
          • People tend to remember things they heard
          • If someone mentions hiking or camping it’s something to do
          • Scenery in Arkansas
            • Medium: Photo
            • Just take scenery pictures to place in local ads or news papers
            • The scenery can be appealing to those willing to travel
            • Eye catching.