Journalism / Skills

Multimedia journalism

Multimedia journalism can be one multi-skilled reporter telling a story for TV, radio and online or it can mean running a newsroom where journalists working in different media collaborate. In this section of the College of Journalism website, find out how multimedia journalist Fergus Walsh tells one story, and how other stories are planned and told in multimedia newsrooms across the BBC.

Multimedia techniques: Fergus Walsh

Producing material across different platforms helps to ensure that a good story always reaches the widest possible audience. Hear from Fergus Walsh

Multimedia newsroom: BBC London

How BBC London’s multimedia newsroom is helping journalists to reach a wider audience by providing content for TV, radio, online and digital services

Visual journalism: Virtual reality graphics technology

Nick Higham discovers how specialist graphic designers use virtual reality technology to explain complex issues and stories

How Outside Source connects with audiences: Ros Atkins

What do you get when you bring an online approach to broadcast journalism? Outside Source on BBC World Service and BBC World News

Visual journalism: Motion graphics

The BBC’s Global Video Unit creates online motion graphics (infographics) to make sometimes complex facts and figures more interesting and memorable

Global Video Unit

Diverse video from around the world made by the BBC’s language services is now reaching a far wider audience via the Global Video Unit

Visual Journalism Unit: Multiplatform collaboration

Journalists and designers from the Visual Journalism Unit talk about the latest graphics technology being used by BBC News

How to plan for big events: Birth of royal baby

How does BBC News cover a major event such as the birth of a royal baby across TV, radio and online?

Covering major events like birth of royal baby

The BBC’s royal correspondents, their producer and the editor of the Six and Ten discuss the challenges of working to different deadlines and platforms when covering a big event like the birth of a royal baby