Missouri Drone Journalism Workshop
MISSOURI SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM | 182 GANNETT | TUCKER FORUM
You must register for this workshop whether you are a student or member of the public.
The Missouri Drone Journalism program offers a drone workshop on Saturday, Oct. 8 that provides the latest issues, regulations and trends on the use of unmanned aircraft for journalists. The one-day seminar includes presentations on videography techniques and the steps to earn the Remote Pilot License to legally fly for journalistic purposes, plus an afternoon of hands-on flight.
The workshop is open to any student enrolled at the Missouri School of Journalism at no cost. The seminar is available for the public to attend for $195. Payment will be due on the day of the conference. You will be able to pay by check or by credit card.
9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 8
9 a.m. Applications of Unmanned Aircraft
An introduction on drone use in journalism and across a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, real estate, construction survey and utility inspections.
9:30 a.m. Remote Pilot Airman License
The new FAA Part 107 regulations for commercial use of small unmanned aircraft. This includes a review of the requirements to earn a license, earlier FAA rules and an analysis of potential challenges.
10:30 a.m. Break
10:50 a.m. Airworthiness, the National Airspace, Weather and Safety
A culture committed to safe and responsible use of drones.
Noon Lunch on your own
1:30 p.m. Videography Techniques
Classic cinematography and how those techniques are applied to unmanned aircraft for visual impact.
2:30 p.m. Break and travel time to MMRC Airfield
3 p.m. Flight Training
Two hours of intensive hands-on exercises that provide the necessary skills in basic and intermediate flight maneuvers. We travel to the Mid-Missouri Radio Control airfield and practice with DJI Phantom 1 quadcopters.
5 p.m. Concludes
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