West Pottawattamie County Media Corps.

Apply by June 1, 2021!

Apply online: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ahPXeC6nDYvFPfM
Download and Send: MediaCorps_Application.pdf (use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to fill and save) 

Overview

The West Pottawattamie County Media Corps. was established to provide senior level 4-H’ers the opportunity to practice and enhance their skills and knowledge related to the field of media production.
 
Participants in the Media Corps. program will work as part of a team to create pre-fair marketing material, photograph and livestream all 4-H related Westfair events, decide on and complete one of more creative projects, and present their accomplishments to family and 4-H staff at the final program meeting in August.
 
This program was made possible by a generous program grant from the Iowa 4-H Foundation for the purchase of additional media equipment to cover all 4-H Westfair events.  

 

Program Timeline

Pre-Fair

  • Learn about and practice using media equipment
  • Practice photography, videography, graphic design, and interview skills
  • Plan final creative project(s)
  • Learn about careers in the media industry

During Fair

  • Attend assigned 4-H related shows/events to photograph and livestream
  • Complete elements of creative project 

Post-Fair

  • Report on all 4-H related shows/events covered
  • Complete and share final creative component(s)

 

2021 Schedule

June 12th - 9:00am-12:00pm - Extension Office - Intro to Media Corps. 
June 26th - 9:00am-12:00pm - Extension Office - Social Media/Careers
July 10th - 9:00am-12:00pm - Westfair - Equipment Practice
July 22nd-August 2nd - Various Times - Various Locations - Westfair 4-H Events
August 7th - 9:00am-12:00pm - Extension Office - Wrap-up and Showcase

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