Describes the principles of accomplishing the following tasks: managing a public affairs office, public affairs in adverse news situations; operating a command information bureau (CIB); dealing with the mass media; developing and implementing a community relations program; planning and staging special events; preparing and giving speeches; operating a speakers bureau; managing the staff of a civilian enterprise (CE) or funded newspaper; managing a Navy Broadcasting Service (NBS) detachment; and conducting audience surveys.
This NRTC address the following subject matter areas: basic news writing, writing for features, speeches, sports, accidents, magazines, advance stories, follow-ups and rewrites; copy editing, gathering and disseminating Navy news; writing for publications, headlines, and cutlines. It also addresses legal concerns, photography, photojournalism, broadcast writing, radio and television operations and interviewing, public affairs operations and fleet hometown news.
Provides information and advanced techniques involved in Navy photography. It includes basic photojournalism; photographic quality assurance; electronic imaging; aerial photography; and supply and logistics. The silver recovery program and basic operator troubleshooting are also addressed.
Provides the basic information and techniques involved in Navy photography. It includes theory of light and optical principles; light sensitive materials; photographic filters; still cameras and controls; basic photographic techniques; photographic assignments; portraiture; copying; chemical mixing; image processing and control; black-and-white printing; color printing; motion media; and job control and photographic finishing.