Jim Swift’s “On the Porch”: 36 Years of Local TV News Storytelling
LocationVirtual Engagement Opportunity
Date & Time7:00pm CST February 18
ContactSerena Bettis P’23
7:00pm CST February 18
Virtual Engagement Opportunity
Television news reporter Jim Swift (Southwestern University Class of 1970) spent decades with KXAN-TV producing, shooting, writing, narrating, and editing a popular local news feature for the NBC affiliate in Austin, Texas.
This Webinar will focus on the evolution of the “On the Porch” series, along with the challenges and opportunities it presented. Attention will also be placed on the story-telling techniques involved, techniques that anyone can use to effectively relate stories of their own.
The presentation will include actual “On the Porch” reports from Swift’s thirty-six years in front of and behind the eye of the camera.
There will also be opportunities for questions and comments from webinar viewers.