Story Arc 2015In June, the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication’s multimedia journalism master’s program hosted its third Story Arc Cinematic Journalism Workshop. This year, 18 talented participants were paired with 6 professional coaches and they had just four days to develop a short work of cinematic journalism.

The goal was to find and tell an authentic story within the context of community. One story idea started with a dancing clown and turned into a thoughtful examination of racial identity and gentrification in northeast Portland.

Read the full article by SOJC alum Ben DeJarnette, MS ’15, “Story Arc’ Workshop Connects Story with Community” on MediaShift.org.