This course addresses the styles and functions of various types of scripts for print, radio, film, television, and the internet. While learning to adhere to industry formats is the primary skill you will learn in this class, there is also ample opportunity for you to fine-tune and improve your creative writing skills. The primary purpose of this course is to build your writing skills and expose you to the challenges of collaborative and independent media writing. Though media writing environments differ, a number of elements are consistent across this and related industries. This course aims to introduce you to the pleasures and demands of work within a writing profession, and to help you develop the skills necessary to meet those demands.