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News Editing (Train-the-Trainer)

  • Wednesday, August 2, 2017  -  Friday, August 4, 2017

Space is limited.  
Sign up now to reserve your place in NC120 Media Composer | NewsCutter Option Fundamentals I & II (Train-the-Trainer).



The NC120 Media Composer | NewsCutter Option Fundamentals I & II course introduces an in-depth look into the workflow of editing nonlinear video and audio to a news story originated through a newsroom computer system (NRCS) using Media Composer with Avid Media Composer | NewsCutter option. Basic interactions with workgroup components such as Avid Interplay and the NRCS tool are also introduced within the course.

This course prepares candidates wishing to sit the Avid Certified User: Media Composer | NewsCutter Option certification exam.


This course is designed for:

  • News Producers
  • News Editors
  • Video Journalists
  • Videographers


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Learn the core Avid news workflow
  • Understand the basic structure and user interface of Media Composer
  • Learn video editing techniques including trimming sequences, recording, editing and adjustment of audio within a sequence
  • Add news based video effects
  • Acquire an understanding of where and how to output completed news packages.
  • Gain knowledge of integration and workflows of the Avid News option using the NRCS tool
  • Learn to manage media with shared storage and assets in the Avid Interplay Window helping to outline the wider workflows and production processes associated with a larger news environment.
  • Be ready to sit the Avid Certified User: Media Composer | NewsCutter Option certification exam


This course is designed to be paired with the Introduction to iNews (Train-the-Trainer) class, and the 2017 Avid Learning Partner Summit of the Americas (West).  Register for those here:
Hollywood Center Studios
1040 N Las Palmas Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90038