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1 ANR Communications Contest Ace it in 2014

2 Components of the Contest Writing Press Release News Story Feature Story Graphic Design Web Newsletter Flier Electronic Media Blog Social Media Audio/Video AP Style Quiz Editing Quiz

3 Writing – Press Release Target 200 to 300 words Page numbers in top right hand corner Contact information – Top of Page Starts with City and State i.e., East Lansing, Mich. End release with ### Lead (Pick one: who, what, when, where) Summary 1 to 2 quotes Additional information Boilerplate (basic information about the organization and where you find more information AP Style

4 Writing – News Story Minimum 250 words Headline Inverted pyramid Include City and State East Lansing, Mich. – Lead – direct, fun, catchy (Choose One: who, what, when, where, why, how) Nut Graph This should answer the readers questions Quotes I am proud to help the FFA program, said Dave Wyrick, State FFA Association Director, it is an incredibly rewarding program. Additional supporting information Final paragraph ties back to lead AP Style

5 Writing – Feature Story In-depth personal look at a topic Have depth and are designed to get a reaction Human Interest, Profiles, Behind the Scene, Seasonal or How-To Not Opinion or Creative Writing – Still Factual Variety of Styles Inner story and outer story Narrative, news, narrative Flashback, dramatic moment, etc. Typically 500-1,000 words Still must cover: who, what, why, when, where AP Style

6 Graphic Design – Newsletter/ Flier Adobe InDesign – Save to PDF CRAP Model: Contrast, Repetition, Alignment, Proximity 2 page layout – feature story – Newsletter 1 Page Layout Flier – more promotion Headline, reporter byline, photos with captions, pull quote, graphic and text holders Create a chart from data in presentation Photo Editing Cropping, Resizing 3 Reasons why selected photo Focus, divided in 1/3s, overview, dimension Communicate message Caption writing Grammar, brevity, clarity, creativity

7 Photo Tips

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9 Mock Up Flier Headline Goes Here around the pictures What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. New Title Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but also the leap into electronic typesetting, remaining essentially unchanged. For more information contact: Link: Disclaimer,etc.

10 Graphic Design - Website Adobe Dreamweaver Designed for the speakers organization Minimum two page design Include 5 hyper links (internal and external) Banners (headers) Background color/ logos Contact information ( ) Photos (2)

11 Website Example

12 Electronic Media - Blog Post Often (Simulation – Create plan of 5-7 posts you would write about and complete one) Fun Headlines, Written in first person, create a tone that matches the way you speak Select a theme Between 200 and 300 words Includes pictures (2) or video Multiple links to sources or other information (5) Avoid jargon and clichés Invite comments, be sure to respond to comments

13 Sample Blogs g/list?user=0dije8l9tfwzh g/list?user=0dije8l9tfwzh

14 Electronic Media – Social Media Purpose Type of social media to be used Content of pages Key messages Frequency of posts Plan to gain followers Other considerations Link to National Example

15 Electronic Media – Video/Audio Story should run from 90 seconds to 2 minutes Write accurately and impartially Short sentences (less than 18 words) Write how it is spoken Dont use I or we Avoid words that are hard to say Set the Scene with words or visuals Use Active Verbs Use repetition Cover: who, what, when, where, why, how Images should help illustrate the 5 ws and 1 h

16 Video and Audio Clips Michigan Farm Radio Network 00KmRk&feature=youtu.be 00KmRk&feature=youtu.be

17 AP Style and Editing https://www.ffa.org/docume nts/cde_agcomm_resources. pdf https://www.ffa.org/docume nts/cde_agcomm_resources. pdf Capitalize only formal titles when using a name Do not use courtesy titles Spell out numbers under 10 Write out number if starts sentence State abbreviations – unique

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21 Practicums Create something from what you learned today Please select the practicum you are least familiar with: News Story Press Release Newsletter Website Blog Social Media Campaign Video Audio Questions!

22 Data for your Newsletter, Website, Blog, Video

23 Photos

24 Quotes Its pretty frustrating, Kisst says hes losing money, not making it. Last year was pretty devastating. A dairy like ours lost in the seven figures, said Kisst. Its pretty sad when you do everything right [and] the best you hope to do sometimes is break even, said Kisst. If you are diversified, you can take from one pocket and then put into the other pocket and try to survive refinance things. We have been around awhile, we are pretty strong. I dont mind working for nothing, but I dont want to pay to go to work, said Kisst.

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26 What Materials Posted Locally Would be Helpful to you? More Sample AP and Editing Tests? Samples of Good Practicums? This Presentation? Links to the National Files that are Helpful? Links to other resources? Just like Nationals the practicums that will be used at State will be posted


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