Electronic Journalism Course 2019 schedule and prerequisites


Location: 6500 MAPES ROAD, FT MEADE, MD


Class Schedule FY: 2019



Report Date

Start Date

End Date

Class Type


05 Feb 2019

06 Feb 2019

07 Mar 2019



10 Mar 2019

11 Mar 2019

05 Apr 2019



07 Apr 2019

08 Apr 2019

07 May 2019



07 May 2019

08 May 2019

06 Jun 2019



09 Jun 2019

10 Jun 2019

15 Jul 2019



16 Jul 2019

17 Jul 2019

13 Aug 2019



14 Aug 2019

15 Aug 2019

13 Sep 2019



15 Sep 2019

16 Sep 2019

15 Oct 2019



Course Description

The Electronic Journalism Course places emphasis on the principles and techniques needed to produce video news and spots and social media videos. The students learn writing for video and operation of video camera systems, lighting and editing. This course provides the knowledge and skills needed to give apprentice -level electronic journalism experience to non-broadcasters. The selected student should be serving as an electronic journalist or projected for an Armed Forces Radio and Television Service assignment.

Special Information:

Previous graduates may attend EJC as a refresher course providing they graduated at least three years prior to the class start date.


Prerequisites for Course DINFOS-EJC


Verifiable Prerequisites

There are no Prerequisites in the Verifiable Prerequisites section. See other sections.


Prerequisite Courses

There are no Prerequisites in the Prerequisite Courses section. See other sections.


Text Prerequisites



Text Prerequisites


U.S. Army:


· Enlisted:

E-1 through E-5 - Soldiers who possess MOS 46Q/R. APAC is the approving authority for all Army Waivers.

· Civilians:

GS-9 through GS-12 - Must hold a public affairs or communications position series 1001, 1035, or 1082 and must have CP22 program manager approval. Must have completed all CES requirements for grade level.

U.S. Air Force:


· Enlisted:

E-4 through E-5 - Students must possess 5 skill-level in AFSC 3N0XX and be a graduate of BPASC, VPD, BSP or BPJC-USAF

· Civilians:

GS-5 through GS-9 - Students must be in in the 10XX series

U.S. Coast Guard:


· Enlisted:

E-4 and E-5

U.S. Navy:


· Enlisted:

E-1 through E-6 - Must possess Mass Communication Specialist rating

U.S. Marine Corps:


· Enlisted:

E-1 through E-6 - Must be a graduate of BPASC

International Students

attending this course must have an English Comprehension Level (ECL) of 85.

Interagency/DoD Civilians:

Must be in a GS series 1035, 1061, 1071, or 1084 position requiring electronic journalism skills.


Requests for waivers must be routed through the appropriate Service chain of command to the DINFOS Commandant and must be approved prior to student's acceptance into training. If you have any questions about these procedures, please contact Academic Records at 301-677-4648.